After previously announcing that the current wave of COVID-19 outbreaks in Liberia is being pushed by the U.K.-originating Alpha variant of the virus, Liberia’s chief medical officer now says health officials in the country are unsure of which variant is driving the third wave of the pandemic.
Dr. Francis Kateh, Liberia’s chief medical officer, has disclosed that another batch of 96,000 COVID-19 vaccines is expected to arrive in Liberia within the next week to help with controlling the third wave of the pandemic.
As COVID-19 cases in Liberia have surged to their highest level since the start of the pandemic, funeral homes are reporting that they are overwhelmed by the number of corpses being brought to their facilities.
The Carter Center Mental Health Program has ended its final mental health training for clinicians after the last batch of trainees from the southeastern part of the country completed the program in Zwedru.
Amid criticism of its handling of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has announced new measures to prevent a surge in infections.
Liberia’s chief medical officer has confirmed that the Alpha variant of the COVID-19 virus, originally reported in the United Kingdom, is present in Liberia.
The World Bank has approved US$55 million credit financing to address challenges in the agriculture sector in Liberia.
The John F. Kennedy Medical Center’s chief medical officer warns of limited bed capacity at the medical complex.