Swedish statistician and global health professor Hans Rosling spent three months working as an epidemiologist in the Liberian Health Ministry helping to tackle the Ebola crisis. Here he describes how a firefighting exercise became a detective job once the rapid spread of the disease had been contained.
When thinking about Ebola, many think the whole of Africa, but it is only a very small part of the continent that has suffered from a catastrophic outbreak, mainly Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
It all began at the end of 2013 in a southern and very remote part of Guinea and then spread across the borders to Sierra Leone and Liberia. READ MORE OF THIS STORY