Africa’s witch doctors help fight Ebola

Koly Beavogui, 80, an animist traditional healer

In Guinea, a land where witchcraft is sought for curing illness more than science, medicine men say the Ebola epidemic would have been over by now had they been properly included in the outbreak response.

From broken bones, to impotence, to madness, these traditional healers say they have a potion, spell or touch for many ailments Western doctors can’t treat.

But there’s only one cure for Ebola they say – knowledge.

Read more on Al Jazeera

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