AFP (Jan. 8, 2015) More than 6,000 children in Liberia have lost one or both parents to Ebola since the start of the outbreak in the country. One Church in rural Liberia is taking care of at least 41 Ebola orphans. ... watch video
Washington Post (Feb. 4, 2015) Soka Moses, a physician at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Monrovia, Liberia, discussed why he thinks Liberia cannot be Ebola-free until the virus is gone from West Africa.
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AFP (July 30, 2014) Pan-African airline ASKY has suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone amid the worsening Ebola health crisis, which has so far caused 672 deaths in Guinea, Liberia ... watch video
AFP (June 9, 2016) The latest Ebola outbreak in Liberia, the last country still affected by the deadliest flare-up in the history of the feared tropical virus, is declared over by Liberia's health ministry.
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AFP (Jan. 14, 2016) The World Health Organisation declares Ebola outbreak over as Liberia gets all-clear. The two-year Ebola epidemic killed 11,000 and triggered a global health alert.
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AFP (Jan. 7, 2015) Newly appointed Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and head of UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, said he has 'mixed' impressions on effectiveness of ... watch video
AFP (Nov. 20, 2015) The World Health Organization confirms that a new case of the deadly Ebola virus has surfaced in Liberia, which was declared Ebola free in September.
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AFP (Aug. 21, 2014) Two American missionaries who were sickened with Ebola while working in Liberia and were treated with an experimental drug are doing better and have left the hospital, doctors say on August 21, 2014. ... watch video
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Mar. 17, 2016 Rapid testing for the Zika virus is a critical need in the recent Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, says a professor, because of the recent Zika outbreak on nearby Cape ... read more
Dec. 9, 2015 Late in 2013, a novel variant of the Ebola virus emerged in Western Africa to start what would become the largest human epidemic on record. In a new study, researchers used genome sequencing to find ... read more
Oct. 27, 2014 Currently, West Africa is in the midst of the largest and deadliest Ebola epidemic ever recorded. Researchers have developed a random transmission model to determine how disease progression and case ... read more
Sep. 11, 2014 Transmission rates for each single case of Ebola consistently showed at least one new case of the disease being transmitted. Country-specific analysis of transmission rates in Liberia and Sierra ... read more