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Monday, 03-30-15, 15:20Mixed Reactions Over Taylor's Denied Request[Heritage] Several Liberians have given mixed reactions over the denied request of former Liberian President Charles G. Taylor to be transferred from British Jail to Rwanda. read more...
Monday, 03-30-15, 10:24'Still Hopeful' - Charles Taylor's Wife Confident of Breakthrough[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The wife of former Liberian President, Charles Taylor, is hopeful that her husband will get the opportunity to serve his remaining prison term in Rwanda despite denial of his motion by the United Nations backed court. Senator Jewel Howard Taylor has expressed that the decision to grant her Husband a chance to serve his remaining prison term in Africa will come. read more...
Monday, 03-30-15, 9:25Liberia's Only Ebola Virus Disease Patient Dies in Monrovia[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -FrontPageAfrica has gathered that the only confirmed Ebola positive patient in Liberia has died. According to sources, Ruth Tugbeh, 44, who was confirmed positive of the deadly virus on Friday, March 20, putting the gains against Ebola by Liberia at risk of reversal died at about 9:00 AM Liberian time on Friday. The patient was undergoing treatment at the Monrovia Medical Unit (MMU) managed by the United States public health service. read more...
Saturday, 03-28-15, 19:15First Ebola Patient in a Month Dies[Deutsche Welle] A Liberian woman who became the country's first Ebola patient in more than a month has died. Officials say two more people are suspected of having the virus, halting the country's plans to be Ebola-free by April. read more...
Friday, 03-27-15, 13:02'One Ebola Case Constitutes Medical Emergency'[NEWS] The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Representative in Liberia, Dr. Kelvin Decok has told a news conference in Monrovia that one Ebola case constitutes a medical emergency. read more...
Friday, 03-27-15, 13:00UNDP, Govt. End Sea Erosion Project[NEWS] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Liberia have concluded the first phase of a 100-meter costal defense project in New Kru Town, near Monrovia. read more...
Friday, 03-27-15, 12:51The Lebanese Community Must Speak[NEWS] It Is Little over a week since ten Liberian girls were repatriated home from Lebanon after they were allegedly abused sexually and subjected to inhumane treatments. The girls were repatriated following public outcry that the government should intervene to ensure their safety. There are various accounts regarding how our girls were promised, but later humiliated and abused simply because they were miles away from home. read more...
Friday, 03-27-15, 12:03MSF, WHO Trade Blame Ebola Response[New Dawn] A war of words broke out Monday between aid agency Doctors Without Borders and the World Health Organization over who was to blame for the slow response to the Ebola epidemic that broke out a year ago. read more...
Thursday, 03-26-15, 15:05Suspected Ebola Case in Clara Town[Inquirer] The Ministry of Health through the Deputy of the Incident Management System, Francis Ketter, has disclosed that so far there are two new suspected Ebola cases in Monrovia. Dr. Ketter disclosed that one suspect is a resident of the Clara Town Community while the other is an active contact who associated with the recent confirmed case in Caldwell. read more...
Thursday, 03-26-15, 11:51From MSF to MMU - IMS Confirms Isolation of Active Ebola Contact[FrontPageAfrica] FrontPageAfrica has reliably learned that the government of Liberia has transferred the only known Ebola case from the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) run ELWA-3 Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) near Monrovia to the Monrovia Medical Unit run by the United States Public Health Service. Patient Ruth Tugbeh who allegedly contracted the virus through sexual intercourse with a male Ebola Survivor was receiving treatment at the MSF facility, but has been moved to the MMU because of the closure of the MSF read more...

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