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Ebola Robs Liberians of Chance to Say Good-Bye to Loved Ones

Public health experts say Ebola victims are at their most contagious after death. In Liberia, where Ebola has killed more than 1,500 people, authorities have worked hard to convince people to allow specialized burial teams to take away dead bodies. But these safety measures, while necessary, make it hard for people to say good bye to their loved ones.   It took a burial team hours to dig Jartu Kerkula's grave in the pounding rain.  Later, under a drizzle, they entered the...

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