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Wednesday, 09-17-14, 10:10Patients Shun Hospitals Fearing Ebola Misdiagnosis[Deutsche Welle]As Liberia battles the Ebola virus, people suffering from other diseases are afraid to seek treatment. They fear they may be wrongly diagnosed or could contract Ebola if they seek hospital treatment. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 8:32U.S. Sending 3,000 Troops in Expanded Ebola Effort[VOA]President Barack Obama is due to announce new measures Tuesday to help fight the worst-ever Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including sending 3,000 U.S. troops to the region. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 8:32U.S Sending 3,000 Troops in Expanded Ebola Effort[VOA]President Barack Obama is due to announce new measures Tuesday to help fight the worst-ever Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including sending 3,000 U.S. troops to the region. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 12:35Fear Grips Public Works Over Plan By Minister Weeks to Layoff 100[FrontPageAfrica]"She has not given any good reason for this proposed massive layoff of contract employees other than using the total salaries for all these employees to hire three friends as also contract employees and add up all the salaries of these employees to pay three. At this time when many Liberians are looking for a bag of rice for their families, why this Minister is trying to add to the social problem in the society?" read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 10:28Members of U.S. Congress Pledge Support Against Ebola[FrontPageAfrica]Washington, D.C. -Several Members of the United States Congress have assured that the United States will stand by Liberia in the fight to combat the Ebola epidemic. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 7:29UN Under-Secretary General Ladsous Assures Liberia in the Wake of the Ebola Epidemic - Hold Talks With PUL Leadership[Liberia Govt]Monrovia, Liberia - The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Hervé Ladsous has assured President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf that the United Nations remains on the side of Liberia in the wake of the Ebola epidemic and is prepared to support ongoing international efforts led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and others to contain the virus. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 4:41Finance Minister - Ebola Threatens Pro-Poor Growth in Liberia[Heritage]Monrovia -Pro-poor growth is about changing the distribution of relative incomes through the growth process to favor the poor, Liberia's Acting Finance and Development Planning Minister, Amara M. Konneh, has said. read more...
Saturday, 09-13-14, 21:13Sirleaf Dismisses Several Officials, Suspends Others[Liberia Govt]Monrovia -As a follow-up to her directive regarding restrictions on travel of government officials, including their return within a week for those who were out of the country without an excuse, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dismissed ten government officials with immediate effect and instituted several measures on those officials of various agencies, commissions, and parastatals not subjected to presidential appointment. read more...
Saturday, 09-13-14, 9:18Ebola Crisis Reversing Development Gains[IPS]Monrovia -As the Ebola crisis continues to take a toll on people's lives and livelihoods in West Africa, the focus is increasingly not just on the health aspects of the crisis, but also on its social and economic consequences. read more...
Saturday, 09-13-14, 8:10Ebola Drags Economy Into Recession[Deutsche Welle]Liberia's finance ministry has acknowledged that the ongoing Ebola outbreak has led to a decline of the country's economic growth. This has forced the government to slash public expenditure. read more...

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