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#Liberia

From The42 President George Weah to honour Arsene Wenger in Liberia Tribute

President George Weah to honour Arsene Wenger in Liberia

Another French coach, Claude LeRoy, will also receive “the highest distinction of the country”.

From TheJournal.ie Fears raised after Ebola reemerges in woman one year after all-clear Pregnancy

Fears raised after Ebola reemerges in woman one year after all-clear

Her husband and sons may have been infected with the virus as a result.

From TheJournal.ie 'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash' Threats And Intimidation

'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'

About 2,700 girls living in Ireland may be at risk of undergoing the practice.

From TheJournal.ie Did you get a call from a Liberia-based number? Don't answer, it's a scam Scam

Did you get a call from a Liberia-based number? Don't answer, it's a scam

ComReg advised consumers to be vigilant at all times.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman (24) dies after being knocked down while doing charity work in Africa Catholic Missionary

Irish woman (24) dies after being knocked down while doing charity work in Africa

The woman was working with the religious charity Franciscan works in Liberia.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish woman has died in Liberia RIP

An Irish woman has died in Liberia

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.

From TheJournal.ie Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency EBOLA

Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency

In public comments, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan has repeatedly said the epidemic caught the world by surprise.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'The outbreak has brought an unmatched level of fear and panic' EBOLA

Opinion: 'The outbreak has brought an unmatched level of fear and panic'

The Ebola response appears to finally be working. But Sierra Leone has never faced an enemy like this before – the crisis has been devastating.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims Not Going Away

Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims

The Government is set to give an additional €778,000 towards combating the Ebola outbreak.

From The42 Remember George Weah? He's just won a seat in Liberia's senate Transition

Remember George Weah? He's just won a seat in Liberia's senate

The former AC Milan star declared himself a “born winner,” after trouncing the son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

From TheJournal.ie Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries Finding A Cure

Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries

Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Healthcare apartheid is unacceptable – there can be no 'them and us' EBOLA

Opinion: Healthcare apartheid is unacceptable – there can be no 'them and us'

Solutions do not come easy, but Ebola transmission can be stopped.

From TheJournal.ie More than 90,000 Ebola deaths expected in Liberia by Christmas Epidemic

More than 90,000 Ebola deaths expected in Liberia by Christmas

The number of Ebola treatment centre beds and other measures needed to control the epidemic substantially exceeds the total pledged.

From TheJournal.ie 'When my son's test for Ebola came back positive, it was a night of agony for me' Liberia

'When my son's test for Ebola came back positive, it was a night of agony for me'

16-year-old Kollie James has become Médecins Sans Frontières’ 1,000th Ebola survivor.

From TheJournal.ie Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports EBOLA

Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports

This will allow authorities to focus their health checks.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation' Risk

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

From TheJournal.ie Vintage photos show the terrifying first expeditions into the Congo to track down Ebola Photographs

Vintage photos show the terrifying first expeditions into the Congo to track down Ebola

In 1976 a young Belgian doctor ventured across what was then Zaire to find the source of the infection.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola survivors 'shunned' as lepers, they tell Sierra Leone meeting Cast Out

Ebola survivors 'shunned' as lepers, they tell Sierra Leone meeting

Thirty five Ebola survivors told how they the disease had prevented them returning to their old lives.

From TheJournal.ie The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola Virus

The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola

President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.

From TheJournal.ie Liberian doctors strike to demand "danger money" for treating Ebola patients Strike

Liberian doctors strike to demand "danger money" for treating Ebola patients

The World Health Organisation has said Ebola ‘threatens the very survival of societies and governments in already very poor countries’.

From TheJournal.ie NBC confirms one of its cameramen has caught Ebola Liberia

NBC confirms one of its cameramen has caught Ebola

The 33-year-old American is to be flown back to the US for treatment.

From TheJournal.ie 'We should be worried about Ebola - but for Africa, not ourselves' Help Wanted

'We should be worried about Ebola - but for Africa, not ourselves'

Darren Hanniffy just came home from Liberia, where Ebola infections are DOUBLING every two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia EBOLA

A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia

The 42-year-old father of two passed away yesterday after showing symptoms of the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Obama orders 3,000 US troops to West Africa to 'turn the tide' on Ebola End The Outbreak

Obama orders 3,000 US troops to West Africa to 'turn the tide' on Ebola

The current outbreak has killed 2,400 people so far.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency The Toll

Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency

Food scarcities, rocketing transport costs, closures to schools and clinics – an on-the-ground account of the situation in Liberia.

From TheJournal.ie Killer virus Ebola threatening Liberia's existence Spreading

Killer virus Ebola threatening Liberia's existence

It comes after an assessment from the World Health Organization.

From TheJournal.ie There has been a "very, very small" number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland Outbreak

There has been a "very, very small" number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland

The HSE said it would not be providing information on other cases – but that there had been a “handful” of investigations apart from the Donegal death.

From TheJournal.ie Two-year jail terms for hiding Ebola victims in Sierra Leone EBOLA

Two-year jail terms for hiding Ebola victims in Sierra Leone

New legislation passed as WHO outlines reasons it believes the current Ebola outbreak is being underestimated.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected? Explainer

Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?

Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.

From TheJournal.ie Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000 Outbreak

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000

He had been treated with an experimental US serum after being evacuated from Liberia to Spain.

From TheJournal.ie US doctor with Ebola releases statement from isolation ward and says he is getting better Outbreak

US doctor with Ebola releases statement from isolation ward and says he is getting better

“When the result was positive, I remember a deep sense of peace that was beyond all understanding,” he said.

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak Virus

State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak

The deadly disease has killed around two-thirds of those affected.

From TheJournal.ie Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola ZMapp

Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola

An experimental drug called ZMapp reportedly improved the patient’s condition.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola patient arrives in US and brought to state-of-the-art isolation unit Virus

Ebola patient arrives in US and brought to state-of-the-art isolation unit

Two aid workers are in a serious but stable condition after becoming infected.

From TheJournal.ie Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US EBOLA

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US

Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease Outbreak

American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease

Dr Kent Brantly had been working to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 660 people already.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history West Africa

Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history

The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history West Africa

Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history

A suggestion that untested vaccines should be used has attracted controversy.

From TheJournal.ie DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak Liberia

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak

101 deaths have been recorded to date in Guinea, and 12 in neighbouring Liberia.

From TheJournal.ie Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads Epidemic

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.

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