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Police open fired on Wednesday, turning their guns on protesters in the West Point neighborhood of Liberia's capital city after they quarantined residents without any notice, to help combat the spreading threat of Ebola in the West African country.
Mon, Aug 18: Ebola patients were forced to flee during an attack at a health care center in Liberia over the weekend.
Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa.
Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.
Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia deployed in Grand Cape Mount County have been instructed to shoot on sight anyone caught crossing into Liberia from neighboring Sierra Leone under the cover of darkness.
At Phebe Hospital in Liberia, only one of four wards is open after the deadly virus claimed the lives of five nurses Less than a month ago, there were around two hundred doctors, nurses and hospital staff at Phebe Hospital in Liberia's central Suakoko district.
The regional office of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Gbarnga, Bong County has strongly blasted business entities and traders taking advantage of the current Ebola situation to increase the prices of basic commodities.
The sufferers fled after looters broke into the clinic in a Monrovia slum, stealing blood-stained matresses and sheets, and claiming ebola was a hoax.
A health worker speaks to family members and neighbors of an Ebola victim Saturday in Monrovia, Liberia.
LAGOS: The UN's health agency said the scale of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been vastly underestimated and "extraordinary measures" were needed to contain the disease.
The Legislature approved a US$20m operational budget recently submitted by the President targeted in the fight against the Ebola virus.
Dozens of riot police have sealed the offices of a newspaper critical of the Liberian government and officers attempted to detain its publisher.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 03:25 pm
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