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Friday, 02-27-15, 9:17Address By President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the U.S. Capitol[Liberia Govt]Washington, DC -Following are the prepared remarks by Her Excellency, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at an event hosted By Congressman Chris Coons and the U.S. Institute of Peace at the Hart U.S. Senate Office Building read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 8:18Liberia's President Thanks U.S. for Helping Control Ebola Epidemic[USIP]In August, West Africa’s outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus exploded into Liberia’s capital, filling its hospitals beyond capacity and killing many of the city’s already-too-few doctors and nurses. With her government struggling and Liberians dying in Monrovia’s streets, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf placed urgent calls to both Democratic and Republican members of Congress, “who I awakened at night,” she recalled today. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 10:42'The Road to Zero Cases Is a Very Bumpy One'[Ebola Deeply]Ebola Deeply spoke with Sierra Leone government spokesman Abdulai Bayraytay about a recent spike in cases, the government's pledge to reach zero cases by mid-May and the audit that revealed some Ebola funds were not properly accounted for. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 17:37A Conversation With the U.S. Ambassador to Liberia[Ebola Deeply]Monrovia -Ebola Deeply sat down with Deborah R. Malac, the U.S. ambassador to Liberia, to discuss the road to zero cases, the impact of the U.S. military mission in Liberia, and President Ellen Johnson's Sirleaf's personal letter to President Obama in September, appealing for help. read more...
Wednesday, 02-25-15, 11:33Our Laboratories Had Challenges Before Ebola[NEWS]The National Laboratory Coordinator of the National Incident Management Team, Henry Kohar has highlighted the challenges laboratories in Liberia faced prior to the Ebola outbreak. read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 9:54Eight Ebola Cases Reported in Three Weeks[LINA]At least eight confirmed Ebola cases were reported from the 19 Ebola Treatment Units (ETUs) across the country in the past three weeks, Deputy Information Minister Isaac Jackson has disclosed. read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 9:53Ebola Vaccine Trial Exceeding Estimated Target[LINA]In addition to the 600 people targeted in phase two of the clinical trials of two vaccines to prevent Ebola, a total of 120 persons are on the stand-by, an official of the trial team has said. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 10:50Liberia Lifts Ebola Curfew[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -Ahead of her meeting next week with U.S. President Barack Obama, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has ordered the lifting of the curfew imposed nationwide beginning Sunday, February 22, 2015. An Executive Mansion statement Friday said the President has also ordered the reopening of all the country's main borders that were ordered closed during the Ebola outbreak based on the advice of the National Security Council of Liberia. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 9:30Ebola Doctor Fears Deadly Scenes May Yet Be Repeated[Thomson Reuters Foundation]London -Nathalie MacDermott hopes never again to see desperate patients, terrified as blood pours from their eyes and mouths, lashing out and frantic as they die surrounded by vomit and faeces. read more...
Friday, 02-20-15, 21:57Ebola - Back to School, but Is It Safe?[IRIN]Monrovia/Freetown -More than two million pupils in Liberia and Sierra Leone are heading back to school after a six-month shutdown caused by the Ebola outbreak. Authorities have taken steps to prevent further transmissions but conditions in both countries leave room for concern. read more...

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