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New Ebola case confirmed in Liberian capital

Apr 01, 2016 - 9:38 PM

The WHO confirms it is aware of the case tweeting: A new case of Ebola is confirmed in Liberia Investigation and EbolaResponse now underway

An Ebola sign placed infront of a home in West Point slum area of Monrovia, Liberia, 25 September 2014. Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

Liberia announces two more confirmed Ebola cases

Jul 02, 2015 - 1:33 AM

The news came a day after Health Minister Bernice Dahn announced the first Ebola infection in Liberia for more than three months

EBOLA'S RETURN. Red Cross workers, wearing protective suits, carry the body of a person who died from Ebola during a burial with relatives of the victims of the virus, in Monrovia, on January 5, 2015. File photo by Zoom Dosso/AFP

Liberia's last Ebola patient discharged

Mar 05, 2015 - 11:32 PM

Almost 24 000 people have been infected with the virus since December 2013

How a Pinay doctor helped fight Ebola in Liberia

Dec 13, 2014 - 11:48 AM

The Philippines may not be sending health workers to Ebola hit countries but there s no stopping Filipino doctors who want to fight the outbreak at its epicenter

EBOLA FIGHTER. Dr Natasha Reyes is one of the few Filipino health workers who helped fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa this 2014. File photo from Doctors Without Borders

Ebola infection rate could reach 10,000 a week - WHO

Oct 15, 2014 - 1:24 AM

The epidemic could reach 5 000 to 10 000 cases per week by the first week of December says the World Health Organization

‘STOP DEATHS.’ Students hold signs bearing a picture of Naticha Forh, a student who died in the main hospital of the country after medical staff refused to treat her without a note indicating that she was not infected with Ebola. Photo by Zoom Dosso/AFP

Liberia bans journalists from Ebola centers

Oct 10, 2014 - 10:18 PM

Journalists in the centers allegedly violate people s privacy when taking photos that are to be sold to international institutions

Cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

Oct 06, 2014 - 9:45 PM

American freelance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo who contracted Ebola in Liberia arrives in the US to receive treatment the fifth US national to catch the deadly virus

HEADING FOR HOME. The entrance of the Ebola treatment center of aid agency Doctors Without Borders where NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo, 33, who has been infected with the Ebola virus was treated in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo by Pascal Guyot / AFP

Liberia's top doctor under Ebola quarantine, deputy dead

Sep 28, 2014 - 10:02 PM

Liberia s chief medical authority places herself in quarantine following the Ebola death of her deputy

ANOTHER CASUALTY. Liberian nurses pick up a dead body due to Ebola from the waiting area of the ELWA hospital in Monrovia, Liberia 16 August 2014. Photo by Ahmed Jallanzo / EPA

Beds scarce, staff scarcer, in Liberia's overrun Ebola wards

Sep 28, 2014 - 8:03 PM

Families idling at the gate of the Island Hospital Ebola center in Monrovia lack news of the fate of their sick loved ones inside in spite of a promised system to allow relatives to speak to family

WAITING. Liberian mother Mary holds a picture of her son Emaya, 20, who is suffering from Ebola and being treated at Island Hospital in Monrovia. Photo by Pascal Guyot / AFP

Liberia 'losing grip on Ebola' as hunt for patients goes on

Aug 19, 2014 - 8:40 AM

Officials are considering sealing off a Monrovia slum to stop the nightmare scenario of people with the highly contagious disease wandering the city

ANOTHER CASUALTY. Liberian nurses pick up a dead body due to Ebola from the waiting area of the ELWA hospital in Monrovia, Liberia 16 August 2014. Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

Rappler Newscast | August 18, 2014

Aug 18, 2014 - 8:02 PM

Irrigation officials face charges for anomalous projects General Palparan is now in a Bulacan jail Julian Assange will leave his asylum