Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
KENEMA, Sierra Leone (AP) — Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia's life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son.
And yet it loomed, even on this, her happiest day.
She delivered her child just a few minutes' walk from the ward where just last year she had hovered between life and death, and nurses and medical staff still wore full protective suits and masks for fear of any lingering infection. Doctors gave her formula and told her not to nurse her baby until they ran tests to be sure there were no traces of the virus in her breast...Read more