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Fighting AIDS in the Black Community
February 9, 1989 at 12:00 AM EDT
5046223782Fighting AIDS in the Black CommunityAs more black Americans became infected with HIV, activists spread their message of prevention on the streets and through churches.1989-02-09 18:00:00disabled1967244456true112190American doctor speaks out about his Ebola recoveryThe 33-year-old American doctor Kent Brantley was infected with the Ebola virus while working in a hospital in Liberia, but has reportedly made a full recovery. Standing alongside the medical team that treated him in Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital, Brantley recalled the month-long battle for his life. Judy Woodruff has the story.2014-08-21 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/eboladoctor-320x196.jpg2365311939j3L0zRK_sCk111954What do health workers need to continue Ebola fight?The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak has topped 1,200 amid growing concern that local resources of all kinds are being strained to the limit. Doctors Without Borders president Dr. Joanne Liu discusses the aid group’s new treatment facility, the epidemic’s dangerous impact on health care, and why the current response is “dangerously inadequate.”2014-08-19 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ebola_DWB-320x196.jpeg2365310349SHL7O40eU8o111852Capturing the Ebola outbreak in LiberiaJohn Moore, a photographer with Getty Images, has been documenting the outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia. He witnessed a weekend attack on a quarantine center. He talks to Jeffrey Brown about what he observed, as well as how the disease is affecting Liberians and how he is protecting himself during his work.2014-08-18 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ebola_photog2-320x196.jpeg2365309625jERk2y-VQ3I
As more black Americans became infected with HIV, activists spread their message of prevention on the streets and through churches.
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