This animation—produced in collaboration with International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, UNICEF, and Yoni Goodman—brings to life key messages that help people see and understand how Ebola spreads and how to protect themselves and their communities.
Poster describing the use of chlorine to kill viruses like Ebola. [Download]
The latest Ebola outbreak is the largest the world has ever seen, with more than 4,500 confirmed deaths in west Africa. Patients are often killed not by the virus itself, but by the overreaction of their immune system to the infection. Here, Ian Sample explains how Ebola is transmitted, the organs it disrupts, the symptoms of infection and the chances of survival.
Everyone knows that Ebola kills, but what exactly does it do? This video by Dr. Michael Smith explains the science behind how Ebola attacks the body.
Africa United is a road trip through the heart of Africa.
Three Rwandan children set off to Rwanda’s capital city, Kigali, to audition for the opening ceremony of the 2010 World Cup.
Africa United is a story of joy, laughter, hope and generosity – the ‘ubuntu’ spirit in which the children make this incredible journey together.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgnMGpiywDo]
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