The Viral Insurgent: Ebola in Sierra Leone: Muller_Ebola_SierraLeone_08

A Sierra Leonean solider mans a checkpoint on the road from Freetown to Kenema on Friday, August 22, 2014. Sierra Leone's police and military have established numerous checkpoints on roads leading into and out of Ebola-affected areas. Only trucks carrying essential goods and persons with government issued permission may cross the checkpoints.  (Pete Muller/Prime for the Washington Post) (Pete Muller/Prime for the Washington Post)

A Sierra Leonean solider mans a checkpoint on the road from Freetown to Kenema on Friday, August 22, 2014. Sierra Leone's police and military have established numerous checkpoints on roads leading into and out of Ebola-affected areas. Only trucks carrying essential goods and persons with government issued permission may cross the checkpoints. (Pete Muller/Prime for the Washington Post) (Pete Muller/Prime for the Washington Post)