Fatu Kekula: The trash bag nurse

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22-year-old Fatu Kekula nursed her entire family through Ebola. See how she kept three alive while protecting herself against infection.

When Fatu Kekula’s family became infected with Ebola, the 22-year-old nursing student donned trash bags and began treating them. Her methods were soon adopted by many of her peers, and, in situations without many resources, became the go-to method for protecting oneself.

Now, thanks for a crowdfunding campaign paying her way, she’s going to continue her studies in the United States.