Liberia Ebola No Chance to Say Goodbye

In this picture taken Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, Miamu Saryon, 7, stands in the hallway of Mawah clinic, in downtown Monrovia, Liberia. At left is Miamu’s aunt, Linda Barlea. Miamu lost her mother, grand-mother and two uncles to Ebola. After surviving Ebola herself, Miamu was unable to go home with relatives after neighbors protested, wrongfully fearing she might still be contagious. As the death toll from Ebola soars, crowded clinics are turning over beds as quickly as patients are dying. This leaves social workers and psychologists struggling to keep pace and notify families, who must wait outside for fear of contagion. Also, under a government decree, all Ebola victims must be cremated, leaving families in unbearable pain with no chance for goodbye, no body to bury. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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