Goats and Soda is NPR’s global health blog–and don’t worry, I had no hand in picking the name. Nor did I have any hand in the timing of my assignment to the blog. Just as Ebola was beginning to ravage West Africa, I was coming aboard the Goats and Soda team. I reported on Ebola and other global health issues from DC and watched wistfully as other reporters set off for Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Here’s a selection of my best work from that time.
Medical Workers In Conflict Zones Have Never Faced Greater Risks
Liberians Meet Death With Flowers, Trumpets And Cameras
Congolese Woman Is Honored For Her Death-Defying Journalism
So A Global Economist Walks Into A Comedy Club…