Ebola Update

MSF Begins Decommissioning ELWA 3 Ebola Unit

26 January 2015, 8:20 pm Written by
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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said on Monday it had decommissioned the first section of the ELWA 3 Ebola treatment unit in Monrovia.

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It would be a “colossal mistake” for the world to abandon the west African countries worst-affected by the Ebola epidemic in the premature belief that the disease has been beaten into retreat, the Liberian government has warned.

(Reuters) - Liberia, once the epicenter of West Africa's deadly Ebola epidemic, has just five remaining confirmed cases of the disease, a senior health official said on Friday, highlighting the country's success in halting new infections.

First Ebola Vaccines Head to Liberia

24 January 2015, 5:27 pm Written by
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The first Ebola vaccines will be shipped to West Africa Friday, loaded aboard a commercial flight from Brussels, Belgium, to Liberia.

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Boys Town, the community around the crematorium where hundreds of the bodies of Ebola victims were cremated, does not only want it permanently shalt down. The community also seeks compensation from the Liberian government for hazard it says it was exposed to and the psychological trauma it was compelled to endure.

Last modified on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 19:02