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Ebola outbreak: Stigma of caring for patients in Guinea

People who help those with Ebola in West Africa have to overcome not just the stress and danger of that role, but also stigma and social isolation.

Despite the international response, the job of caring for patients often falls to local people.

They often face fear and animosity from other people because they work with Ebola sufferers.

Ibrahima Diane spoke to some Red Cross volunteers in the south-east tip of Guinea.

  • 26 Jan 2015
  • From the section Africa
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