Liberia


Villagers eating dog meat has caused Ebola to resurface in LIberia

2015-07-04 10:57

Nearly two months after Liberia was declared Ebola free, three villagers have tested positive for the disease. Officials are looking at whether the domestic animals are still carrying the virus as the villagers had eaten dog meat together.

Liberia investigating animal link after Ebola re-emerges

2015-07-02 17:12

Liberia has confirmed a third Ebola case, nearly two months after it was declared Ebola free, and officials say they are investigating whether the disease has managed to lurk in animals before resurfacing.

Liberia quarantines Ebola case area

2015-06-30 22:57

Liberia has quarantined an area where a new Ebola case was found amid fears the disease still remains.

1000s of Liberians in 'post-Ebola syndrome' study

2015-06-18 07:36

Liberia has launched a five-year study to unravel the mystery of the long-term health effects that plague Ebola survivors and assess how long they should go without sex.

Liberia struggles with violence along insecure I Coast border

2015-05-24 12:22

In February last year a gang of men with machetes ambushed two villages in western Ivory Coast, disembowelling a soldier. The attack marked the brutal resumption of a campaign of violence blamed on militants crossing from Liberia.

Liberia churches celebrate end of Ebola

2015-05-10 18:53

Drumbeats have echoed across Liberia's capital as Christian leaders heeded the president's call to celebrate the eradication of Ebola in the country.

US shuts down Ebola treatment centre in Liberia

2015-04-30 21:03

American officials are shutting down a special treatment unit they set up in Liberia at the height of the Ebola crisis last year.

Ebola outbreak likely driving malaria deaths - study

2015-04-24 10:17

The collapse of health services in three west African countries devastated by Ebola may have caused at least 11 000 additional deaths from malaria, a preventable and curable disease, researchers say.

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.

 

Liberia works to contain Ebola, find source of new cases

2015-07-03 21:25

Liberia is working hard to contain Ebola and find the source of the latest infections of the deadly virus recorded this week.

Liberia registers 2nd confirmed Ebola case

2015-07-01 14:38

Liberia has confirmed a second case of Ebola, just a day after authorities announced they had detected the deadly virus seven weeks after the West African country was declared Ebola-free, a senior health official says.

Liberian official says corpse tests positive for Ebola

2015-06-30 10:17

Liberia’s deputy health minister says the corpse of a 17-year-old man has tested positive for Ebola.

UN peacekeepers: Sex for cellphones

2015-06-11 21:10

UN peacekeepers routinely trade sex for money, jewellery, cellphones and other items in countries where they are deployed in clear violation of UN rules, according to a draft UN report.

Experts: WHO needs deep reforms after failing on Ebola

2015-05-11 14:52

The WHO has failed to respond adequately to the Ebola epidemic and can win back international trust if it carries out substantial reforms, experts say.

WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free

2015-05-09 18:23

The UN health agency has declared Liberia Ebola-free, hailing the "monumental" achievement in the west African country where the virus has killed more than 4 700 people.

West Africa battles mystery of 'post-Ebola syndrome'

2015-04-25 09:22

As the Ebola epidemic retreats across west Africa, international health authorities are turning their attention to the little understood long-term effects of the often deadly virus on the survivors.

Liberia's Ivorian refugees finally going home as Ebola ends

2015-04-23 10:46

Deep in Liberia's forested hinterland, thousands of refugees who fled conflict in Ivory Coast have been waiting in limbo, impatient to rebuild their shattered lives back home but unable to leave.

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.

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