Topic: virus

A Liberian health worker speaks with families in a classroom now used as Ebola isolation ward on Aug. 15, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia.
The Backstory

Harrowing Images of Liberia’s Ebola Outbreak

With the Ebola epidemic spinning out of control in West Africa, Getty Images photographer John Moore tells TIME LightBox how he’s been covering the virus’ deadliest outbreak

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The Ebola Crisis, Gulu, Uganda, 2000
The Backstory

Picturing Ebola: Photographers Chase an Invisible Killer

With already more than 670 victims, Western Africa is battling its most serious Ebola outbreak in four decades. TIME LightBox speaks to photographers Samuel Aranda and Jodi Bieber about the challenges involved with covering such a deadly story

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Brent Stirton—Reportage by Getty Images for WWF
Photo Essay

Virus Hunter: How One Scientist Is Preventing the Next Pandemic

Nathan Wolfe runs Global Viral Forecasting, a group that monitors the porous microbiological boundaries between animals and humans, with the aim of identifying emerging viruses before they start causing problems.

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