To fight Ebola, African religious leaders draw safe practices road map

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Dr. Ian Njeru from Kenya's Ministry of Health explains to religious leaders, theologians and health professionals how Ebola is spread. He spoke at a conference in Nairobi, Kenya. The Rev. Pauline Njiru, the Eastern African coordinator of the Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiative in Africa, holds a poster about Ebola prevention. Religion News Service photo by Fredrick Nzwili

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NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The road map includes actions to fight stigma, discrimination and misinformation and a retooling of burial practices to ensure religious communities burying their dead are using safe practices to avoid infection.