Tag Archives: Doctors Without Borders

My Ebola Diary

So, finally, I’m off. This time on Saturday I’ll be on a plane to Freetown in Sierra Leone, to join the more or less 3500 MSF staff, national and international, who are fighting the largest, most deadly outbreak of the Ebola … Continue reading

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Death & Life in Don Bosco

Sadly, miracles don’t happen that often. Which is why, of course, they are miracles. We really wanted one yesterday, for another tiny baby. Just two months old, her mother brought her in with respiratory distress, her tiny chest expanding with … Continue reading

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Miracles and Tragedies in Central African Republic

My natural alarm clock woke me this morning, as usual, at 5.15: a bird warbling in a mango tree outside my room. That sounds idyllic, a far cry from the horrors that are still occurring regularly just a kilometre or … Continue reading

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