It’s Not Over Yet: The Economic Impact of Ebola in Sierra Leone

A woman working in a field in Sierra Leone An outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa that began in 2014 and has continued to the present day has rocked the world. Over 9,700 people have died and almost 24,000 have been infected since the beginning of the outbreak, mainly in Liberia, Guinea,Continue reading “It’s Not Over Yet: The Economic Impact of Ebola in Sierra Leone”

When Fear of Contagious Disease Rationalizes Discrimination

According to the Center for Disease and Control (CDC), the 2014 outbreak of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever is the largest outbreak of the virus in history and the virus’ first epidemic. While Nigeria has managed to stop the flow of new cases, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have widespread transmission of the virus. As of 5Continue reading “When Fear of Contagious Disease Rationalizes Discrimination”