Health

Monrovia’s Ebola cases drop to 25

The World Health Organization says while the number of Ebola cases appears to be declining, with reported cases in Monrovia falling from 75 to 25 daily, a mixed picture emerges in different counties across the country.

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Health workers express frustration

The National Health Workers Association of Liberia has expressed frustration over government’s alleged failure to provide better incentives and good working condition for health care workers in the country. Members of the association recently abandoned work in demand for better incentive from government.

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Active Case Finders Extend Ebola Awareness to Islamic Schools

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Montserrado Community-Based Initiative (MCBI) project, has extended its Ebola out- reach to Islamic schools in one of the hotspot communities in Montserrado County ahead of the reopening of schools here.

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Liberia, Guinea register no increase new cases - WHO

Latest update from the World Health Organization Thursday, 13 November says at a national level, Guinea and Liberia did not register increase in any new case detection unlike Sierra Leone, which has noted an uptick.

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Ebola clinical trials for Liberia

Health officials in the U.S. and Europe are scrambling to begin testing a handful of experimental Ebola drugs in Africa, but an ethical debate is brewing over how to appropriately test medicines amid an outbreak that has already killed nearly 5,000 people. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File)

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Ebola causes hell in River Cess

Health authorities in River Cess County say they are making efforts to move scores of Eblola contacts to Montserrado County for additional tests, after four tests conducted in the county showed positive from a chain of more than 80 contacts being traced to “a major source from Monrovia.”

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Ebola suspect on the run

A man suspected to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus is reported to be at large in Bong County. According to the County Health Officer of Bong County, Dr. Sampson Zuo-acquoi, the man (name withheld) escaped from the Ebola Treatment Unit or ETU in Suakoko upon being taken there for treatment on Sunday.

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Don’t undermine Ebola gains -MSF cautions Liberians

As the number of new Ebola cases reported in the country has declined in recent weeks, MSF is warning that international aid response must rapidly adapt to this new phase of the epidemic in Liberia, or risks undermining the progress made against Ebola.

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Ebola treatment hospital dedicated -Serves as ‘doctors’ refuge’

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has described as “a means of refuge,” a 25-bed high quality health facility, constructed by the U.S. Department of Defense to provide care to healthcare workers “who may be infected with the Ebola virus.”

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Sime Darby donates 5.7 Million rubber gloves to fight Ebola

The Sime Darby Foundation (SDF), the philanthropic arm of Sime Darby, is donating 5.7 million rubber gloves worth US$155, 000 to help Liberia fight the Ebola virus disease (EVD).

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