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Thursday, 03-05-15, 13:50Last Patient - Liberia On Track to Being Ebola Free?[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia's battle with the deadly Ebola Virus seems to be coming to an end sooner rather than later as news from the government on the last known case spotlights how far the country has come in its combat with the deadly foe. After fighting the deadly disease for almost a year running, the Government announced Wednesday at a news briefing that it will on Thursday discharge the last known Ebola patient from a Chinese-run Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) located in Paynesville city, outside Monrovia. read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 12:40Liberia Discharges Last Ebola Patient[NEWS] Liberia will today, March 5, 2015, discharge the last Ebola patient from the Chinese-run Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) on the outskirts of Monrovia. read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 9:56Ebola - Liberia's Long Road to Recovery[IRIN] Bo-Waterside -Liberia has lifted nationwide curfews and reopened its land borders with key trading partners Sierra Leone and Guinea, but a full recovery from the economic impact of the Ebola outbreak will take time, experts say. read more...
Wednesday, 03-04-15, 7:45Liberia - We Need a 'Marshall Plan' for Ebola-Stricken Nations[Deutsche Welle] The Liberian president has called on the global community not to forget that the devastation caused by Ebola isn't over. The worst-hit nations need financial help to overcome what the virus has done to their economies. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 12:08Rural Women Rising Beyond Ebola Virus Disease[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -The National Rural Women structure under the auspices of the Government of Liberia and the United Nations Joint Program on Accelerating Progress Towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women (JP-RWEE) holds a three-day Rural Women conference under the theme: "Rural Women Rising Beyond Ebola: Agriculture, the Way forward." read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 12:07Z-Mapp Trial - U.S. Pharmaceutical Group Begins Human Experiment[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -The human trial of a drug expected to fight against the deadly Ebola virus disease began on Friday in Monrovia. Z-Mapp, the drug that is currently being tested to determine its effectiveness in humans against Ebola was previously administered to two Liberian doctors and a physician assistant when they both tested positive of the virus during the peak of the outbreak last year. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 18:58President Sirleaf Meets Ranking U.S. Congressional Leaders and Members; They Express Strong Commitment to Assist Liberia's Post-Ebola Efforts[Liberia Govt]President Ellen Johnson has met with key Congressional leaders and ranking members of both Houses of the U.S. Congress in Washington D.C. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 15:25President Sirleaf Meets Ranking U.S. Congressional Leaders and Members - They Express Strong Commitment to Assist Liberia's Post-Ebola Efforts[Liberia Govt]President Ellen Johnson has met with key Congressional leaders and ranking members of both Houses of the U.S. Congress in Washington D.C. read more...
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...

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