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#FightEbola: For a Grave Digger, Too Much Work

The influx of bodies at a Sierra Leone cemetery showed the disease was spreading.

There is no shortage of work for men like James Hamilton, the chief grave-digger at King Tom Cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone, where the influx of bodies suggested the government has downplayed the epidemic.

Ebola has infected at least 13,000 people in West Africa, and killed at least 5,000. If the deadly virus isn't stopped, the CDC estimates that up to 1.4 million people could be infected by the end of January 2015. To help support the groups at the frontline of this disease, donate at

Image by Samuel Aranda / The New York Times via Redux