Braving Ebola

Image Courtesy of The New York Times


The New York Times’ recent article, “Braving Ebola,” highlights Ebola workers in Liberia tells the deeply personal stories of people living through one of the most challenging world health issues today. This article combines moving stories with equally dramatic photographs in a presentation that breaks the mold for photo slide shows. The photos highlight the hope and sorrow facing healthcare workers and victims alike. And the visual presentation, which includes subtle parallax scrolling features that add to the elegance and drama of the story package. One of the people featured is a 34-year-old man who was told he no longer had the virus. His eyes shine with hope as a wide grin spreads across his face, but after the photo was taken he came back to take care of his 5-year-old son who tested positive for Ebola. His son died.​

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