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A look back at Ebola

DAKAR, 28 December 2015 (IRIN) - 2015 will hopefully be remembered as the year West Africa saw the back of Ebola. However, this is by no means assured, and the scars of a virus that has shattered communities and taken more than 11,000 lives will take a long time to heal. West Africa Editor Jennifer Lazuta looks back at the year through a selection of stories from the region. full report

IRIN's Top Picks: Landmines, mental health and making do in Lebanon

LONDON, 27 November 2015 (IRIN) - Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates. full report

Photo Feature: After Ebola, Sierra Leone’s burial workers fear a bleak future

FREETOWN, 28 October 2015 (IRIN) - Thousands of Sierra Leoneans risked their lives as burial team members to help bring the Ebola outbreak to a stop. Now, with the outbreak almost over, many wonder how they will reintegrate into the communities that once shunned them. full report

IRIN's Top Picks: Aid bureaucracy, bombing Yemen and a bungled Ebola response

LONDON, 25 September 2015 (IRIN) - Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates. full report

Ebola: Where are we now?

DAKAR, 27 August 2015 (IRIN) - The Ebola outbreak appears to be winding down, but it isn't over yet. Here's where things stand. full report

Ebola’s victims of the future: pregnant women

FREETOWN/DAKAR, 12 August 2015 (IRIN) - Maternal mortality could increase by 74 percent in Sierra Leone, due to the deaths of health care workers during the ongoing Ebola outbreak. full report

Post-Ebola Syndrome: It's not over for Ebola survivors

MONROVIA/DAKAR, 10 August 2015 (IRIN) - Ebola survivors thought they won the battle against the deadly virus when they left the treatment centre, but thousands are still suffering from long-term health complications. full report

Ebola vaccine: reason to be hopeful?

DAKAR, 31 July 2015 (IRIN) - Researchers say an Ebola vaccine they were testing in Guinea is 100 percent effective. But will it be a game-changer? Experts weigh in. full report

Can WHO learn the lessons from Ebola?

DAKAR, 13 July 2015 (IRIN) - As Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone continue to battle the Ebola outbreak, the international community's "delayed" and "inadequate" response last year has led many critics to ask: how can future responses be handled more effectively? full report

Photo feature: Sierra Leoneans still feeling the impact of Ebola

FREETOWN, 2 July 2015 (IRIN) - Sierra Leone is beginning to show some signs of recovering from the ongoing Ebola outbreak, but many family are still struggling to survive. full report

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