Each story invites viewers to confront the disease at its various nerve centers: in and out of treatment tents, doctors' quarters, victims' homes, makeshift hearses.
Professors at three leading British universities say International Monetary Fund policies favoring the repayment of international debts over social welfare spending contributed to the Ebola crisis by inhibiting an effective response by health care professionals in the three worst-hit African countries.
Doctors Without Borders was on the scene in West Africa six months before the U.N. declared the outbreak a "threat to international peace and security."
On Thursday, a day after the Ebola virus claimed the first person diagnosed with the disease in the U.S., the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invoked another recent and ongoing health crisis while fundraising in Washington, D.C.
Ebola has officially come to the United States, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is attempting to contain Americans' anxieties along with the spread of the potentially deadly virus.
The world's leading medical organizations are sounding the alarm over an outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has now spread to Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Senegal and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Of the 3,500 confirmed cases, 1,500 people have died.
Kenya is the next African nation to be put on alert by the World Health Organization, which has categorized the country as a "high-risk" site for a potential Ebola outbreak.
Nigeria is looking like the next frontier for the Ebola outbreak that has Liberia on lockdown, after a man infected with the virulent virus flew to Lagos from Liberia before succumbing to the disease late last month.
Where food is scarce, creative measures are taken for the sake of survival, and that's why bush meat persists as a source of sustenance in African countries vulnerable to the Ebola virus.
Flu is leading the winter sickness season as three trends stand out: The illness is striking early, a new norovirus is surging and health care professionals are witnessing the worst whooping cough outbreak in 60 years.