Epidemic: Ebola

Lipton J. 2017

‘”Black” and “white” death: burials in a time of Ebola in Freetown, Sierra Leone’, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 23:4, 801–19.

Moran, M. 2017

‘Missing bodies and secret funerals: The production of “safe and dignified burials” in the Liberian Ebola crisis’, Anthropological Quarterly, 90:2, 399-421.

Park, C. 2020

‘Traditional funeral and burial rituals and Ebola outbreaks in West Africa: a narrative review of causes and strategic interventions’, Journal of Health and Social Sciences, 5:1, 73-90.


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