Health

UN demands robust contact tracing to kick Ebola out

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, has urged that the “promising result” that is seen in Liberia in the Ebola fight “must be shown regionally to avoid retransmission” of the virus.

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Liberian healthcare providers discharged

D’Geedawoi stops just long enough to look back and share a smile with the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers waiting beside the Ebola survivor board for the release of the next patient.

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MSF opens new children’s hospital

While the number of Ebola-infected patients hospitalized in Liberia has steadily declined over the past few weeks, MSF assists the local health system in safely restoring medical services. 

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Liberia begins to use Ebola vaccine

The US, UK and Canada are testing different kinds of vaccine in controlled clinical trials.

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Saudi Arabia’s King donates US$35M for Ebola fight

JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Saudi Arabia’s King Abdallah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has extended a grant of US$35 million to help fight Ebola in West Africa.

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US$650 Million for Ebola-hit countries

The Government of Liberia has disclosed here that the three West African countries highly hit by the deadly Ebola outbreak will receive US$650 Million from the United States, the United Kingdom, and other developmental partners.

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No military deployment for Ebola

Stop Rape ND 26Montserrado County Rep. SaahJoseph, says the military will not be deployed at quarantined homes to contain the latest Ebola outbreak in Liberia, boasting of more than 5,000 former Ebola Treatment Unit or ETU workers as well as his own “First Responders” team.

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WHO Warns Ebola Survivors on 'Safe Sex’

The World Health Organization or WHO has urged Ebola survivors to be even more cautious during sexual contact to ensure the virus is not passed on to their partners. The warning comes after a survivor was found to have traces of Ebola in his semen almost six months after recovery. 

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LCP, PREVAIL launch awareness on Ebola Vaccine Study

PREVAIL Director NDThe Liberia Crusader for Peace or LCP in collaboration with the Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia orPREVAIL has conducted a day’s long awareness and sensitization for community members on the recent Ebola study launched by the Liberia-US joint clinical research partnership at the John F. Kennedy Hospital in Sinkor, Monrovia.

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Ebola countries end cross border meeting here

The three most affected Ebola Countries in West Africa, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone have ended a cross border meeting in the Liberian capital, Monrovia.

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