The Outbreak - Snap 829

What do you do when a life-threatening disease makes it too dangerous to save the person closest to you?

Dr. Phillip Ireland was a physician at JFK Hospital in Liberia during the virulent outbreak of Ebola in 2014 when families were torn apart by the runaway virus.

Producer: Jake Halpern

Original Score: Renzo Gorrio
Special thanks to Yale NGN.
Additonal assistance: Mark Ristich, Anna Sussman, Adizah Eghan and Eliza Smith

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