With no new Ebola case discovered in Guinea for over two weeks now, the commissioner-general of the Liberia Immigration Service says his agency is continuing to restrict human traffic along the border with Guinea.
As Suspected Ebola Patient Was Being Treated, Hospital Staff Lacked Gloves
On the day a suspected Ebola patient was being treated at Redemption Hospital, the New Kru Town-based facility lacked essential personal protective equipment such as masks and gloves, according to conversations with at least two staff members there.
NPHIL Report: All Six Suspected Ebola Cases Tested Negative
A situational report released by the National Public Health Institute of Liberia on February 21 shows that health authorities have had at least six suspected Ebola cases since the recent outbreak in Guinea. All have tested negative.
Suspected Ebola Case at Redemption Hospital is Negative
Barely 24 hours after Liberia’s health minister disclosed that the country had no Ebola cases and that health officials were in talks with the World Health Organization to secure access to a vaccine for the virus, the country’s first suspected case was reported at Redemption Hospital. Tests later conducted confirmed the case to be negative.
Health Ministry Asks WHO to Send Vaccines Ahead of Confirmed Ebola Case
Following the resurgence of Ebola in neighboring Guinea, Liberia’s health minister, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah, has disclosed that her government, along with its neighbors, are in talks with the World Health Organization to secure access to a vaccine for the virus.
Amid Ebola Outbreak in Guinea, Nimba Health Team Strengthens Surveillance in Border Communities
Following reports of an Ebola outbreak in neighboring Guinea, the Nimba County Health Team says it has begun to strengthen surveillance in communities bordering Guinea to prevent a spillover of the disease.
Three Deaths Prompt Guinean Health Authorities to Declare Ebola Epidemic in Border Region
After recording three deaths, Guinean health authorities have declared an Ebola epidemic in N’Zérékoré prefecture, a region bordering the northern end of Nimba.
OP-ED: Recalling Its Ebola Hysteria Would Help the U.S. Better Confront the Coronavirus
Much like the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Ebola revealed global inequities and exerted a debilitating psychological drag alongside its medical effects. My fellow Americans, who were so quick to condemn West Africa(ns) during the Ebola crisis, would be well served to recall their recent alarm as they struggle to address the Coronavirus.