The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps has announced that two patients, both Liberian healthcare workers, were released Monday from the Monrovia Medical Unit (MMU). Both patients have recovered from Ebola and are virus-free.
U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, Deborah R. Malac, has praised the international community for working together to combat the Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa. Ambassador Malac made the commendation during an inspection tour of an Ebola Treatment Unit being built in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County.
The French medical charity Medicines Sans Frontiers or Doctors Without Borders has said that the CMC in Foya, Lofa County has not recorded new admissions in the past 10 days, and since 30 October there have been no confirmed Ebola cases. MSF further disclosed that its teams are now reducing CMC capacity from 25 to 10 beds and may eventually close down by end of November.
The Chinese construction company CNQC, building an Ebola Treatment Unit at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Stadium in Paynesville, is expected to be officially turnover for dedication today.
The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has set up anti-Ebola regulations to govern all citizens irrespective of status or affiliation.
President of the National Ebola Survivors Network of Liberia is appealing to journalists in the country to strengthen relationship with survivors.
Over sixty Ebola orphans and survivors in the Township of West Point Tuesday received and solar Lanterns from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The distribution of the sixty-four (64) solar radios and Panasonic solar Lanterns was in continuation of the UNDP’s endeavor to help Ebola survivors and orphans have access to information and provide light in their homes.
The Saint Joseph’s Catholic Hospital in Congo Town, suburb of Monrovia resumes operation this Monday, 24th November after being badly hit by the deadly Ebola virus.
A Liberian pharmacist, Mr. David Sumo, says sub-standard drugs on the Liberian market are killing people. Mr. Sumo says Liberia is being as a dumping ground for sub standard food and drugs. He calls on the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to thoroughly monitor or inspect goods coming to Liberia to ensure public safety.
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare here in collaboration with the Incident Management System has reached a conclusion to decommission three ETUs in Montserrado County in the wake of a significant decline in new infections.