Adia Benton is an associate professor of anthropology and African studies at Northwestern University. She is the author of HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone (Minnesota, 2015), and is currently writing a book about the 2013-16 Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
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Survivors (WeOwnTV, 2018) offers a glimpse into the lives of four individuals living in Freetown, Sierra Leone, during its Ebola outbreak in 2014. The story is ... More
In mid-August 2014, infectious-disease physician Celine Gounder wrote an essay titled, “Remember the Movie ‘Outbreak’? Yeah, Ebola’s Not Really Like That.” On m... More