President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf celebrated the nationâ€™s Ebola free status at the Centennial Memorial Pavilion in Central Monrovia. She called on Liberians to continue observing Ebola precautionary measures.
Although Liberia will be declared Ebola-free on Saturday, medical authorities have announced an outbreak of measles in Liberia.
Assistant Health Minister for Curative Services, Dr. Saye Dahn Barwo, announced on Tuesday that the government has fully resumed essential health services in the country.
The Government of Liberia has commenced the training of 3,000 additional officers for deployment at its borders.
Dr. Rick Sacra, a missionary and Ebola survivor, says Liberia needs family physicians. During a brief stay in Liberia after overcoming his encounter with Ebola, Sacra spoke about his efforts to start a family practice residency program. He also provided insights on how the Ebola outbreak had devastated the health sector.
Liberia has gone 25 days without any new Ebola case reported in its second countdown to being declared Ebola-free.
The Catholic Archbishop, Lewis Jerome Zeigler, has called on catholic priests in Liberia to desist from acts that tend to distract them from performing their religious duties.
Catholic school teachers have returned to classes after their protest over not receiving their salary arrears. The teachers returned on Tuesday, March 17 after an agreement between the teachersâ€™ association and management.