News Outlets Report On Ebola’s Toll On Liberia

News outlets report on issues surrounding the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, including the toll the disease is having on cultural norms, like hugging, the daily routine of an Ebola ward, and the prevalence of orphans in the country.

The Atlantic: Ebola’s Territory: A Land Without Human Touch (Beck, 10/7).
New York Times: Ebola’s Cultural Casualty: Hugs in Hands-On Liberia (Cooper, 10/4).
New York Times: Life, Death and Grim Routine Fill the Day at a Liberian Ebola Clinic (Fink, 10/7).
Washington Post: War-torn Liberia already had too many orphans. Then came Ebola. (Bernstein/Sullivan, 10/7).

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