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Life, Death and Grim Routine Fill the Day at a Liberian Ebola Clinic: “I think the world needs to come.”

Experience what it is like to be at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Bong County, Liberia, by reading this article written by Sheri Fink of the New York Times and view all 12 of its excellent slideshow photos:  Life, Death and Grim Routine Fill the Day at a Liberian Ebola Clinic

The article also has one of the most touching quotes published:

One night, he said, someone died under the same roof. “It’s too pathetic,” Mr. Davies said through tears. “I think the world needs to come.”

-Kolast Davies, ArcelorMittal employee, Yekepa, Liberia

Health workers prayed before the start of their shift at the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit in Suakoko, Liberia. Ebola is under assault here in a cluster of cobalt-blue buildings operated by an American charity,  International Medical Corps. Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times

One night, he said, someone died under the same roof. “It’s too pathetic,” Mr. Davies said through tears. “I think the world needs to come.”

-Kolast Davies