Liberia rebuilds devastated child healthcare system

2015-04-16 13:13

Estella Verdier keeps vigil by her sick four-month-old grandson's hospital bed, praying for his recovery but placing her faith in the earthly healing powers of Liberia's first ever children's hospital.

New Ebola infections continue to drop, Guinea still a concern

2015-03-26 07:42

The three nations hardest hit by West Africa’s Ebola epidemic recorded the lowest weekly total of new cases so far this year in the week leading to 22 March, the WHO says.

Official: Ebola survivor may have infected new Liberia case

2015-03-25 14:32

A woman who tested positive for Ebola in Liberia last week is dating a survivor of the disease, a health official says, offering a possible explanation for how she became the country’s forst confirmed case in weeks.

Ebola outbreak raises risk of measles in West Africa

2015-03-13 10:02

After struggling to emerge from the Ebola outbreak, West Africa now faces a dangerous wave of measles cases because over-burdened hospitals are unable to keep up with vaccinations, researchers say.

No new Ebola cases in Liberia last week - WHO

2015-03-05 14:26

Ebola-ravaged Liberia has for the first time since May gone a full week without reporting any new confirmed cases of the devastating virus, according to the WHO.

Ebola survivor returns to Africa after recovery

2015-03-03 08:54

An American missionary who survived the Ebola virus is returning to the West African country of Liberia where she was infected last year.

US wraps up Ebola mission in Liberia

2015-02-26 19:41

The United States has staged a military ceremony to end its five-month Ebola mission in Liberia.

Liberians rejoice as Ebola curfew is lifted

2015-02-23 13:28

Liberians are rejoicing following the lifting of an Ebola curfew, with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf set to meet President Barack Obama to discuss the country’s gruelling task of economic recovery.

Liberia will end Ebola curfew, reopen borders - president

2015-02-21 14:05

Liberia plans to lift a night curfew imposed six months ago and reopen borders closed to contain the spread of Ebola, as the threat from the virus recedes, the president says.

Ebola-hit nations wow to eradicate virus in 60 days

2015-02-16 08:44

The leaders of the countries devastated by the west African Ebola outbreak have vowed at a summit in Guinea to eradicate the virus by mid-April.


Liberia's sole remaining known Ebola patient dies

2015-03-28 09:49

Liberian woman who was the country's sole remaining known Ebola patient has died at a treatment centre in the capital, says Francis Ketteh, acting head of the country's Ebola response team.

Judges reject Charles Taylor call for jail transfer

2015-03-25 20:00

Convicted Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor's request to be transferred from Britain to serve the remainder of a 50-year jail term in Africa has been denied.

Ebola patient dated survivor

2015-03-24 20:35

Liberia's new Ebola patient was dating a survivor, may have been infected during sex.

Ebola death toll tops 10 000

2015-03-13 05:00

More than 10 000 people have now died from the Ebola virus, almost all of them in west Africa, the World Health Organisation says.

African leaders urge 'Marshall Plan' for Ebola recovery

2015-03-03 22:25

The leaders of the west African countries worst hit by Ebola have called for more aid to eradicate the disease and rebuild their shattered economies at an international conference in Brussels.

Ebola drug trial starts in Liberia

2015-02-27 21:12

Liberia has started a clinical trial of an experimental Ebola drug and about 1 000 adults and children infected with the virus are taking part in the trial.

Ebola-hit Liberia no longer US's 'forgotten stepchild'

2015-02-26 09:48

As Liberia's president visits the US Senate to thank Americans for their pivotal role in the Ebola recovery, she will reflect on a sometimes fractious relationship spanning two centuries.

8 Liberia health workers sent home in Ebola scare

2015-02-22 07:22

Eight health workers at a hospital in Liberia's capital have been sent home for observation after coming into contact with a patient who later tested positive for Ebola.

Liberia schools reopen after 6-month Ebola closure

2015-02-16 14:32

Students in Liberia are returning to the classroom after a six-month closure during the Ebola epidemic that left thousands dead in this West African country.

Obama: US has 'risen to the challenge' of fighting Ebola

2015-02-12 14:35

President Barack Obama heralded a new phase in the fight against Ebola and says progress against the outbreak in West Africa will allow the US to withdraw nearly all American troops sent to Liberia.

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