It made for grim viewing; it also offered a warning that we must all do our bit to stay safe.
In Africa conditions are appalling. Life there resembles images of the Black Death plague in the UK centuries ago; teams recovering bodies, pouring disinfectant over them and in one case a now orphaned child sitting yards away.
The west has sent batches of ZMapp, a possible vaccine, to parts of Africa affected but surely it should also send better medical facilities? Wouldn't it be better to help clear out filthy homes and try to move people who live in squalor to humane housing?
Adding to Africa's Ebola problems is fear. People hide loved ones fearing the disease and medics and enabling it to spread further.
But one nagging question is - would the millions of dollars, pounds and euros being spent on war right now be better spent on stopping Ebola at source?
ISIL threatens the stability of a large region of the Middle East and perhaps the world but Ebola threatens us all.
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NHS Choices writes:
"Traditional African burial rituals have also played a part in its spread. The Ebola virus can survive for several days outside the body, including on the skin of an infected person, and it's common practice for mourners to touch the body of the deceased. They only then need to touch their mouth to become infected.
Other ways people can catch Ebola are:
A person is infectious as long as their blood, urine, stools or secretions contain the virus.