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Survivors enlisted in Sierra Leone's Ebola battle

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Hawa Idrisa was visiting her father-in-law on an Ebola ward in eastern Sierra Leone when his drip snapped out and his atrophying veins spurted thin, uncoagulated blood into her eyes and mouth. 

An ambulance is parked in front of the Kenema government hospital in Sierra Leone, on August 16, 2014

Hawa had been carrying her infant daughter Helen but luckily she had laid the child down, otherwise the baby would almost certainly be dead by now.

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