Oral Histories

The Ebola Oral Histories Collection includes audio interviews with personnel involved in the 2014-16 Ebola outbreak. Here you will find the recordings in their entirety. Throughout the Main Exhibit and in Mapping Ebola Stories, you will find relevant clips from these interviews connected to specific topics and places.

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Sealy, Tara


Tara K. Sealy, microbiologist in CDC's Viral Special Pathogens Branch, traces her career and describes testing laboratory samples in Guinea and Sierra…

Narra, Rupa


Dr. Rupa Narra of CDC's Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch briefly reviews her career thus far, then details her involvement in CDC's 2014-16 Ebola…

Kamara, Sorie


Sorie I. B. Kamara, volunteer at the District Health Management Team in Bombali, Sierra Leone, gives some personal background, then describes his work…

Flomoku, Pewee


Pewee S. Flomoku of the Carter Center's Liberia office discusses his career and his involvement in the Carter Center's response to the 2014-16 Ebola…

Barrie, Osman


Osman Barrie, district surveillance lead for Kambia District with Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health and Sanitation, briefly describes his background,…

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Oral Histories