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Liberia: Law Criminalizing Concealing Medical Info Debated in Liberia

The House of Representatives at the Liberian National Legislature will shortly join their Sierra Leonean counterparts in crafting a law that will criminalize concealing information of person with communicable/Contiguous infectious diseases.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Sierra Leone, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Hepatitis, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Liberia: Mt. Coffee hydro dam rehabilitation work halted over Ebola fears

Via the Daily Observer , more signs of economic collapse-and Canada doesn't look good: Mt.Coffee Hydro Dam Rehabilitation Work Halted .

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Daily Times

Liberia troops fire on protesters as W Africa's Ebola toll hits 1,350 : August 28, 2014,

MONROVIA: Security forces in the Liberian capital fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break an Ebola quarantine imposed on their neighbourhood, as the death toll from the epidemic in West Africa hit 1,350.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Crofs Blogs

Liberia: MSF's new Ebola centres already overwhelmed

MA©decins Sans FrontiA res/Doctors Without Borders is rapidly scaling up its operations in Liberia as the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to be chaotic and entirely inadequate.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Sudden Turnaround - SN Brussels Resumes Liberia Flight Operations

Just days after notifying its Liberian passengers that it was canceling flights due to pressure from several West African countries, SN Brussels, one of two remaining air carriers still flying Liberia route, says it is now resuming services to Liberia.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Officials Who Left Amid Ebola Outbreak Fired

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has ordered the dismissal of some junior and senior level cabinet ministers, who, in the wake of the deadly Ebola outbreak left the country and have yet to return.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Ex-Soldier Who Says He Helped Ellen Escape Doe Threatens Lawsuit

It appears President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has many critics who do not only want her resigning her post as president, but are also calling for her to face the International court of justice for alleged crimes against humanity.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Tony Elumelu Foundation Contributes U.S.$100,000 to Liberia's Ebola Fight

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received a contribution of US$100,000 from the Tony Elumelu Foundation to be used in the fight against the spread of the deadly Ebola virus disease in Liberia.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Non-Profit, Nigeria, Life, Charity

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Yahoo!

WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it had shut a laboratory in Sierra Leone after a health worker there was infected with Ebola, a move that may hamper efforts to boost the global response to the worst-ever outbreak of the disease.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Liberia: The funeral of Dr. Borbor

Dr. Abraham Borbor, Deputy Chief Medical Doctor at Liberia's leading medical institution, the John F. Kennedy Medical Center who died from Ebola on Sunday, was not treated like any other Ebola dead.

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Ebola still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to the hardest-hit countries.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Sierra Leone, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: World Bank Project Manager in Court for 'Stealing' $87k

Daniel Roberts, a World Bank Project Manager assigned with Ministry of Finance has been forwarded to the court for an attempted Theft of Property and Economic Sabotage in the tune of US$87,486 by the National Security Agency .

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The Perspective

$20 million Ebola Budget: A Front to Perpetuate Corruption in Liberia?

In the past, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf disparaged former Liberian leaders because, in her view, they were corrupt.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Liberian Schoolgirl Raped for Grade

Holding and feeding her baby girl, at the Touch Humanity in Need of Kindness safe home, Benita Sumo, not her real name, a 15 year-old-girl says she became a mother when she was raped by her male teacher, at age fourteen, in Kolahun, Lofa County Northern Liberia.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Liberian ministers who defied Ebola order fired

Hundreds of travelers on the road to Burning Man in their quest for oneness with nature and celebration of self-expression on a peaceful playa in northern Nevada's desert didn't expect to spend their first... Hundreds of travelers on the road to Burning Man in their quest for oneness with nature and celebration of self-expression on a peaceful ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Burning Man, Arts, California, California Government, Immigration Reform

Vanguard

Scientist invents 'robot' that kills Ebola virus

RECENTLY, in effort to eliminate Ebola at the source, through use of innovative disinfection technology, two "germ-killing robots" were deployed from the US to the JFK Hospital and ELWA Hospital both in Monrovia, Republic of Liberia, both hotspots of the Ebola disease outbreak.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Africa, World News, Inventions

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Liberia: Dogs feed on Ebola victims

The residents of the Mount Barclay Community within the Johnsonville Township, outside of Monrovia woke up on last Friday morning in total dismay when the remains of dead Ebola victims were reportedly seen, eaten by dogs, something reminiscent of the brutal civil war here, when dogs ate dead bodies on the streets.

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Business Journal

Ebola emergency medical aid airlifted from Fort Worth to Liberia

Humanitarian group Direct Relief, Airlink, ATX Air Services and other organizations at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth loaded emergency medical supplies into a charter jet for health workers on the front lines of the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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Canada.com

Aid groups seeking health-care volunteers for dangerous job of Ebola response

The need for international health-care workers to help in the response to West Africa's Ebola outbreak is enormous and pressing.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Nursing

Channelnewsasia.com

Liberian medic treated with experimental Ebola drug dies

A Liberian doctor treated with experimental American anti-Ebola serum ZMapp has died, the west African nation said on Monday .

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