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Ebola Deeply launches as a “pop-up” ebola information hub
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi
Oct 21, 2014

Ebola Deeply launched a comprehensive data-driven website dedicated to all things ebola. Ebola Deeply is an independent digital media project led by journalists and technologists that explores a new model of storytelling around a global crisis. Our goal is to build a better user experience of the story by adding context to content, using the […]

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Ebola prevention: removing protective gear isn’t easy
On: Oct 13, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi

The Verge explores the dangers faced by health workers working on the front lines of the ebola crisis: According to the CDC, a health care worker has to remove four pieces of equipment immediately after leaving an isolation unit. Given the amount of items involved, taking them off might not seem like a particularly difficult process, but the key […]

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Ebola Facts: How Many Patients Are Being Treated Outside of West Africa?
On: Oct 13, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi

Interactive NYT piece on the number ebola patients outside of West Africa: At least 16 Ebola cases have been treated outside of West Africa in the current outbreak, including a Dallas hospital worker who tested positive for Ebola on Saturday. Most of these involve health and aid workers who contracted Ebola in West Africa and were […]

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What is Ebola?
On: Oct 12, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi

According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC): Ebola is caused by infection with a virus of the family Filoviridae, genus Ebolavirus. There are five identified Ebola virus species, four of which are known to cause disease in humans: Ebola virus (Zaire ebolavirus); Sudan virus (Sudan ebolavirus); Taï Forest virus (Taï Forest ebolavirus, formerly Côte d’Ivoire […]

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