2001 Photo Contest, People in the News, 3rd prize

Jodi Bieber

Network Photographers for The New York Times Magazine

01 November, 2000

An outbreak of the Ebola virus in Uganda: A woman hands over her child to the ambulance team. Ambulance workers have to wear protective clothing and dare not touch victims. Their job is to transport the sick and bury the dead. The virus causes massive hemorrhaging, and is highly infectious. There is no cure, and it kills around half the people infected.

About the photographer

Jodi Bieber

Jodi Bieber is a photographer from South Africa whose work explores contemporary issues related to gender, politics and identity, often contradicting the mainstream media narrati...

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