Ebola: Life at Ground Zero

In this photo taken Thursday Nov. 20, 2014, Kissi Dembadouno sits in his home in the Guinean village of Meliandou, some 400 miles (600 kms) south-east of Conakry, Guinea. Demnadouno lost his wife, daughter and two grandchildren to the deadly disease. He is Etienne Ouamouno’s father in law. Etienne Ouamouno’s 2-year old son Emile isContinue reading “Ebola: Life at Ground Zero”

In this photo taken Thursday Nov. 20, 2014, Kissi Dembadouno sits in his home in the Guinean village of Meliandou, some 400 miles (600 kms) south-east of Conakry, Guinea. Demnadouno lost his wife, daughter and two grandchildren to the deadly disease. He is Etienne Ouamouno’s father in law. Etienne Ouamouno’s 2-year old son Emile is widely recognized by researchers as Patient Zero, the first person to have died of Ebola back on December 28 last year. And Meliandou, a small village at the top of a forested hill reached by a rutted red earth track, is notorious as the birthplace and crucible of the most deadly incarnation of the virus to date. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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