In the case of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Western Africa which claimed over 11,000 lives, the virus propagated faster than reliable data. Local journalists faced an unprecedented epidemic and a shortage of credible information.
In the backstage of the 2014 Ebola crisis news coverage : a focus on the lived experience of involved African journalists
This thesis examines the lived experiences of African journalists involved in the recent Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak. It contends that African journalists did not cover the crisis efficiently because of several barriers.Published dateMonday, May 2, 2016 - 04:00
StoryHEALTH VACCINES DISEASE OUTBREAKS Health systems
Global collaboration is the key to stop infectious diseases.RegionSouth of SaharaRepublic of CongoSierra LeoneGuineaLiberia