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The Ebola epidemic is now growing dramatically in Sierra Leone while it is in retreat in Liberia. Contact with victims' bodies due to religious burial rituals is blamed for the spike in infections.
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Religious leaders living with HIV in Kenya say they face a double stigma because citizens associate the virus with sin. But now they are speaking out.
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A Pentecostal leader reports that the Ebola epidemic is causing people to turn to the Christian faith, quickly doubling or tripling the number of members in some local churches.
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A shortage of doctors and midwives in Cameroon has drawn more men into the midwifery profession in recent years, but Muslims say the practice goes against their religion.
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The first few days at the treatment unit were a living hell, with victims sleeping on the floor, says a Liberian nurse who survived an Ebola infection.
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Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye won a CNN African Journalist Award for her heartbreaking investigative story on abysmal conditions at a Nigerian children's hospital.
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Which reporter should be assigned to the Ebola story? African news editors tend to choose religion reporters to cover the story because they know religion really gets at the "why" of this story.
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In Cameroon, many believe that epilepsy is contagious and caused by witches, and so victims of the disease try to keep it hidden.
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As the government of Liberia continues the fight against the deadly Ebola virus, some Liberian journalists are fearful of contracting the disease while fulfilling their reporting duties.
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