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Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia

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Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola.

Americans, Freetown resident latest Ebola victims

2014-07-28 15:16

An American doctor and a missionary have contracted Ebola in Liberia, and the death of the first victim coming from Sierra Leone's capital Freetown.

2nd American working in Africa infected with Ebola

2014-07-28 06:08

A second American aid worker at a West African hospital has been infected with the deadly Ebola virus, an aid group says, amid what the World Health Organisation is calling the largest outbreak ever recorded.

West Africa Ebola death toll reaches 660

2014-07-25 17:48

The death toll in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has risen to 660, with the number of cases surpassing 1 000, the World Health Organisation says.

Ebola deaths surge in Sierra Leone, Liberia

2014-07-11 12:10

Ebola continues to spread in Sierra Leone, Liberia and to a lesser extent in Guinea, with a combined 44 cases and 21 deaths between 6-8 July, WHO says.

Liberia journo held after criticising president

2014-07-04 08:53

The editor of a Liberian newspaper critical of the government and family of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been arrested, police say.

Liberia’s Sirleaf warns of Ebola epidemic

2014-07-01 07:47

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed serious concern about a resurgence of the Ebola virus in the country.

Ten more Ebola cases in Liberia

2014-06-25 22:20

Ten new cases of the Ebola virus have been confirmed in Liberia, raising the total to 29.

Taylor: Imprisonment in UK breaches my rights

2014-06-19 20:14

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor says his imprisonment in Britain breaches his human rights and has applied to serve the rest of his jail term for war crimes in Rwanda, his lawyer says.

Liberia: 7 more deaths linked to Ebola

2014-06-17 14:34

A health official says seven people believed to have the Ebola virus have died in recent days in the Liberian capital, in the first reported deaths in Monrovia.

Mali remains 'free' of deadly Ebola epidemic

2014-04-16 09:25

Mali says it is clear of the Ebola epidemic suspected to be behind at least 130 deaths this year in Guinea and Liberia.

Gambia won't take passengers from Ebola-hit areas

2014-04-15 07:49

Gambian authorities have written a letter to airlines flying into the West African country saying they cannot pick up passengers from countries where there have been suspected cases of Ebola.

Number of 'Ebola' deaths hits 10 in Liberia

2014-04-08 14:10

The deadly Ebola virus has continued to spread in Liberia, where a further three people died from the disease, bringing the total number of suspected deaths to 10, the health ministry says.

Liberia reports suspected Ebola outbreak

2014-04-03 15:53

Liberia has said it was dealing with its first suspected Ebola case thought to be unconnected to the epidemic raging in Guinea and to have originated separately in its borders.

West Africa scrambles to contain Ebola threat

2014-03-26 08:55

West African nations are scrambling to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus suspected to have killed at least 59 in Guinea.

Ebola: No risk to Canadian public

2014-03-25 09:28

The general Canadian public is not at risk say Saskatchewan officials after a man who recently travelled from west Africa displayed symptoms of the Ebola virus.

Ebola spreads to Liberia, five dead

2014-03-24 22:06

Five patients have died in Liberia of suspected Ebola fever, the government as neighbouring Guinea is battling an outbreak of the virus which has killed dozens.

Children two thirds of Liberia rape victims

2014-01-28 21:04

Two-thirds of rape victims in Liberia last year were children, with ten under-14s dying as a result of their injuries.

 

US Ebola doctor in grave condition, Obama briefed

2014-07-29 07:50

A US missionary doctor's condition has deteriorated after he contracted Ebola whilst treating patients in Liberia, as US president Barack Obama is briefed on the situation.

New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

2014-07-29 07:00

A US man infected with the Ebola virus who boarded a plane en route to Minnesota has revealed weaknesses in stopping the deadly disease's spread.

Liberia shuts border crossings to curb Ebola

2014-07-28 08:44

The Liberian government has closed most of its border crossings and introduced stringent health measures to curb the spread of the Ebola virus that has killed at least 660 people.

US doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia outbreak

2014-07-27 18:56

An American doctor battling West Africa's Ebola epidemic has himself fallen sick with the disease in Liberia, his aid agency says.

Death toll from W Africa Ebola outbreak hits 603

2014-07-15 13:03

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in West Africa has spiked to 603 since February, with at least 68 deaths reported in the last week alone, the World Health Organisation says.

Ebola death toll now 518: WHO

2014-07-09 02:30

The number of people believed to have died from Ebola in west Africa has jumped to 518, the World Health Organization says.

W African nations in crisis talks as Ebola spreads

2014-07-02 06:11

Health ministers from across western Africa will meet to plan "drastic action" against the deadliest ever Ebola epidemic as dozens of new cases continue to emerge.

Liberia to prosecute for hiding Ebola patients

2014-06-30 20:11

Liberia's president has vowed to prosecute anyone caught hiding suspected Ebola patients.

MSF: Ebola out of control

2014-06-20 20:37

Doctors Without Borders says the West Africa Ebola outbreak is 'totally out of control,' and more help is needed.

Liberia sentences 13 to life for border raids

2014-06-18 12:52

A Liberian judge has sentenced 13 men to life in prison for “mercenary activity” in neighbouring Ivory Coast, a report says.

New Ebola deaths in Liberia

2014-06-16 19:04

The Ebola virus has claimed 10 more lives in Liberia, six of the victims died at a hospital in a Monrovia suburb.

'Liberian gunmen' seize Ivorian village, kill 8

2014-05-16 13:57

At least eight people, including five civilians, have been killed after gunmen believed to have come from Liberia seized a border village in western Ivory Coast.

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

2014-04-15 11:41

The World Health Organisation says an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has been linked to the deaths of more than 120 people.

Aid groups on emergency footing against Ebola

2014-04-11 10:38

International aid organisations have launched a series of emergency measures across west Africa in a bid to contain one of the worst ever outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus.

5 dead as boat overturns in Liberia

2014-04-08 07:35

Police say a boat has capsized in the Liberian capital, killing five. Many more may be missing.

Guinea Ebola death toll rises to 61

2014-03-26 14:56

Two more people have died of Ebola in Guinea, bringing to 61 the death toll from the deadly virus, while neighbouring Liberia reported one new case, health officials say.

New Ebola cases as deadly virus affects Liberia

2014-03-25 13:18

Liberian authorities have reported 11 suspected Ebola cases and five deaths, after the deadly virus spread from neighbouring Guinea where it killed at least 59 people.

Possible Ebola case in Canada

2014-03-25 07:18

Health officials in Guinea are battling to contain a deadly Ebola virus outbreak as neighbouring Liberia reported its first suspected victims and a traveller returning to Canada was hospitalised with suspicious symptoms.

Liberian court suspends justice minister

2014-01-13 14:21

Liberia has barred the justice minister from practicing law for six months over her decision to grant "compassionate release" to a journalist jailed last year in connection with a libel case, a report says.

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