Body collectors in Ebola-hit Liberia

Oct 28, 2014, 08:45 AM

The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, has appealed to countries helping to fight #Ebola not to stigmatise doctors and nurses returning home after working in the affected areas. His comments come following complaints from an American nurse, who said she'd been treated like a criminal after returning from #SierraLeone.

On the ground, it is local groups continue with the hard work of fighting Ebola. In #Liberia, traditional burial customs, where relatives wash the bodies of the dead, have been blamed for helping the virus to spread. Gabriel Gatehouse has been following a special team of body collectors in #Monrovia, who face danger and hostility as they go about their work....