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Gov’t Issues Travel Alert for Sierra Leone and Guinea

Gov’t Issues Travel Alert for Sierra Leone and Guinea

The head of Liberia’s Incident Management System, Tolbert Nyenswah, has issued a health and travel alert to all Liberians going to neighboring Sierra Leone and Guinea.

U.S. Ebola Survivor Dr. Sacra says Liberia Needs Family Physicians

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.

The Economic Impact of Ebola in Monrovia

Since the outbreak of Ebola in Liberia, there is an enormous decline in the Liberian economy.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the current Ebola outbreak is the largest and most complex Ebola outbreak since the Ebola virus was first discovered in 1976. In addition, it has touched every sector of the country including the economy, health system, government and the education amongst others.