The Fight Against Ebola

Published on October 9, 2014 by The VICE NEWS on YouTube Watch the Documentary


Ebola spooks itself into the cutting edge of worldwide mindfulness more consistently, and VICE News' The Fight Against Ebola follows the infection's present flare-up to its roots in Guinea in December of 2013. It rapidly discovered its way into Liberia, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and at the season of the making of this film Liberia had turned into the point of convergence of what, by March 2014, had immediately formed into an all out scourge. In excess of 3000 contaminations had been recorded there to date, with around half of them turned out to be deadly.

VICE journalist Danny Gold takes us into Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, to archive the conditions that natives there are being compelled to battle in the wake of the virus's intrusion. Redemption Hospital, the epicenter of Ebola treatment in the city, is the place we are initially acquainted with the dissimilar condition of healthcare workers' endeavors to control and treat the outbreak. The office is overpowered and unequipped for treating the consistently expanding inundation of new patients that are arriving truly by the van-stack throughout the day, consistently.

A meeting with a bold rescue vehicle driver uncovers he has eight tainted subjects in his vehicle behind him as he talks with the producers, and that they will be compelled to stay in there until the doctor's facility has space to take them in. Another meeting outside the office highlights a tainted man lying in a lavatory that had been there for hours in light of the fact that no beds were accessible inside. In addition to the fact that this is repulsive for the patients themselves, yet subsequent to being denied permission they are regularly constrained retreat into the group where they get to be channels for spreading the infection.

The concentration then moves to West Point, an adjacent ghetto where the infection is additionally present. In the devastated conditions here, despite the fact that the flare-up is not yet any more common than somewhere else at the time of filming, there is still a much higher danger of the infection getting a decent footing basically in view of the populace fixation and absence of assets to viably relieve dangers.

The rest of the film takes after the crew as they join body recovery teams guaranteeing those that have succumbed to the infection, and investigate different camps and interim crisis treatment facilities.

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