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 (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 (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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AP (Oct. 7, 2014) The CDC says there is some progress in the fight against Ebola. Dr. Thomas Frieden says so far no one who had contact with the Dallas patient is sick, and cases recently have 'plummeted' in a key ... 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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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