15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
An Ebola orphan in Port Loko, Sierra Leone, receives a new mattress. As victims succumbed to the victims, survivors burned their mattresses to halt the disease’s spread. There were an estimated 12,000 Ebola orphans in Sierra Leone alone.
© Matthew Taylor.
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||Nov. 28, 2017, 12:16 a.m.