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Global Journalist: From Ebola to COVID-19

May 3, 2020

In this 2019 photograph, an Ebola victim is put to rest at the Muslim cemetery in Beni, Congo DRC.
Credit Jerome Delay / AP

Two journalists who covered Ebola when victims of an outbreak in Africa came to the United States for treatment six years ago discuss how that experience compares to today's COVID-19 pandemic.

Ebola, which continues to flare in Africa, causes fever and internal bleeding and kills half the people who contract it, according to the World Health Organization.

Host: Regan Mertz


  • Don Champion
  • Jonathan Serrie

Producers: Katharine Finnerty, Brendan Hall, Hannah France