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Sierra Leone: Helping Ebola survivors turn the page

Three women recovered from Ebola, tell their story at the Survivors’ Conference in Kenema, Sierra Leone, 2014.
WHO/S. Gborie

29 October 2014 -- As the Ebola outbreak grows, a small but significant group of people is also growing - the Ebola survivors. The survivors have not found life easy on the other side of the Ebola ward. They have a range of symptoms - visual problems, body aches, such as joint, muscle and chest pain. It has become evident that physical after-effects of the disease are among the most pressing problems Ebola survivors face.