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#FightEbola: Making Do on the Front Lines

Nora Hellman, a nurse at a Liberian treatment center, keeps life-saving reminders on a makeshift memo.

A small mistake can be the difference between life and death for patients. American nurse Nora Hellman, working at the International Medical Corps Ebola treatment unit in Liberia, carries a cardboard “cheat sheet” with her notes “so I don’t forget anything while I’m inside.”

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 Stuart Sia / International Medical Corps.