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  • A health care worker from the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit places a suspected Ebola patient inside a makeshift ambulance in village in Bong County, Liberia. The process is slow and tedious because the ambulance can only hold one patient at a time and has to travel hours to the nearest Ebola treatment unit.
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  • An ambulance team from the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit removes personal protective gear after transporting suspected Ebola patients from their village into the ambulance. The protective equipment is stored in trash bags and burned.
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  • Cephus, 18, sits and waits for an ambulance team to take him to the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit. He has already walked for two hours and it will be another four before he reaches the unit.
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  • Cephus, 18, inside a makeshift ambulance en route to the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit. The four-hour drive through rocky terrain is the closest treatment unit in the area.
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  • The gated entrance to the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit, the only one of its kind within a four-hour radius. It sits at the top of a hill above an old leper colony and is run by the International Medical Corps with the help of USAID.
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  • Dr. Pranav Sheety checks health care workers as they dress in personal protective gear to take suspected Ebola patients inside the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit.
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  • A health care worker checks inventory inside the storage room of ELWA2 Ebola Treatment Unit. Medicine, food and hygienic supplies have been donated from international charity groups.
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  • Scrubs worn by health care workers underneath their personal protective gear hang to dry outside the ELWA2 Ebola Treatment Unit. Scrubs, boots and goggles are the only pieces of clothing that are washed and reused. All the protective gear is collected and burned each time they leave the unit.
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  • Sanitized gloves and boots hang to dry outside the ELWA2 Ebola Treatment Unit.
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  • Protective goggles sit in a wash basin to dry outside the ELWA2 Ebola Treatment Unit. Healthcare workers reuse these goggles by sanitizing them with chlorine bleach.
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  • A health care worker dressed in full protective equipment prepares to enter the ELWA2 Ebola Isolation Unit. Health care workers are the most at-risk for contracting the Ebola virus because they come in direct contact with bodily fluids and often work long, grueling shifts inside the unit.
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  • A dressing table is covered in protective equipment worn by health care workers to enter the ELWA2 Ebola Isolation Unit.
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  • A nurse helps another health care worker dress in protective gear before entering the ELWA2 Ebola Isolation Unit. All visible seams are closed so the skin is protected.
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  • Nurses dressed in protective gear sterilize and defog their goggles before entering the ELWA2 Ebola Isolation Unit.
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  • A suspected Ebola patient lies in a bed inside the Suspected Patients Ward of the ELWA2 Ebola Isolation Unit.
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  • A young boy suspected of having Ebola sits and listens to the radio while waiting for test results inside the Suspected Patients Ward of the ELWA2 Ebola Isolation Unit.
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  • Dr. Philip Ireland, 44, is an Ebola survivor who practiced at JFK hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. After he was diagnosed with the virus, he sent his children away to keep them safe while he self-treated in his home. Today he is treating patients again and was featured in the Time Magazine "Person of the Year: Ebola Fighters" story.
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  • The doorway to the apartment that Thomas Eric Duncan rented in the 72nd SKD Boulevard neighborhood of Monrovia. Duncan became the first person diagnosed with the Ebola virus in America.
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  • Family and friends of Marthalene Williams, the women with Ebola who infected Thomas Eric Duncan, sit outside her home in the 72nd SKD Boulevard neighborhood of Monrovia. She later died inside this home.
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  • A comatose man waits for an ambulance to carry him to the nearest Ebola treatment unit. He is severely dehydrated and near death, too weak to move after waiting for days for assistance.
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  • A health care worker waits to dress in personal protective gear to help transport a suspected Ebola patient to a nearby Ebola treatment unit.
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  • Health care workers dress in personal protective gear to help transport a suspected Ebola patient to a nearby Ebola treatment unit. They use brown masking tape to seal openings in their personal protective gear as a further precaution against contact with bodily fluids.
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  • The personal protective gear worn by the ABC News team in Liberia inside the ELWA2 Ebola Treatment Unit. Not shown is a Tyvek pullover jacket that was given to the team by health care workers at the unit.
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