I work as a nurse anaesthetist and epidemiologist at the Bong Ebola Treatment Unit in Bong County, Liberia. Lessons we learned during the Ebola epidemic, including about how to be resilient in the face of difficult circumstances, may be useful during the COVID-19 pandemic.

When the Ebola virus arose in the West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea in 2014, it took us by surprise. But whereas Ebola affected only a few countries, the COVID-19 pandemic has reached almost every part of the world…..more