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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Liberia

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President George Weah to honour Arsene Wenger in Liberia
Another French coach, Claude LeRoy, will also receive “the highest distinction of the country”.
Fears raised after Ebola reemerges in woman one year after all-clear
Her husband and sons may have been infected with the virus as a result.
'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'
About 2,700 girls living in Ireland may be at risk of undergoing the practice.
Did you get a call from a Liberia-based number? Don't answer, it's a scam
ComReg advised consumers to be vigilant at all times.
Irish woman (24) dies after being knocked down while doing charity work in Africa
The woman was working with the religious charity Franciscan works in Liberia.
An Irish woman has died in Liberia
The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.
Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency
In public comments, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan has repeatedly said the epidemic caught the world by surprise.
Opinion: 'The outbreak has brought an unmatched level of fear and panic'
The Ebola response appears to finally be working. But Sierra Leone has never faced an enemy like this before – the crisis has been devastating.
Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims
The Government is set to give an additional €778,000 towards combating the Ebola outbreak.
Remember George Weah? He's just won a seat in Liberia's senate
The former AC Milan star declared himself a “born winner,” after trouncing the son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries
Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.
Opinion: Healthcare apartheid is unacceptable – there can be no 'them and us'
Solutions do not come easy, but Ebola transmission can be stopped.
More than 90,000 Ebola deaths expected in Liberia by Christmas
The number of Ebola treatment centre beds and other measures needed to control the epidemic substantially exceeds the total pledged.
'When my son's test for Ebola came back positive, it was a night of agony for me'
16-year-old Kollie James has become Médecins Sans Frontières’ 1,000th Ebola survivor.
Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports
This will allow authorities to focus their health checks.
Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'
That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Vintage photos show the terrifying first expeditions into the Congo to track down Ebola
In 1976 a young Belgian doctor ventured across what was then Zaire to find the source of the infection.
Ebola survivors 'shunned' as lepers, they tell Sierra Leone meeting
Thirty five Ebola survivors told how they the disease had prevented them returning to their old lives.
The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola
President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.
Liberian doctors strike to demand "danger money" for treating Ebola patients
The World Health Organisation has said Ebola ‘threatens the very survival of societies and governments in already very poor countries’.
NBC confirms one of its cameramen has caught Ebola
The 33-year-old American is to be flown back to the US for treatment.
'We should be worried about Ebola - but for Africa, not ourselves'
Darren Hanniffy just came home from Liberia, where Ebola infections are DOUBLING every two weeks.
A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia
The 42-year-old father of two passed away yesterday after showing symptoms of the virus.
Obama orders 3,000 US troops to West Africa to 'turn the tide' on Ebola
The current outbreak has killed 2,400 people so far.
Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency
Food scarcities, rocketing transport costs, closures to schools and clinics – an on-the-ground account of the situation in Liberia.
Killer virus Ebola threatening Liberia's existence
It comes after an assessment from the World Health Organization.
There has been a "very, very small" number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland
The HSE said it would not be providing information on other cases – but that there had been a “handful” of investigations apart from the Donegal death.
Two-year jail terms for hiding Ebola victims in Sierra Leone
New legislation passed as WHO outlines reasons it believes the current Ebola outbreak is being underestimated.
Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?
Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.
Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000
He had been treated with an experimental US serum after being evacuated from Liberia to Spain.
US doctor with Ebola releases statement from isolation ward and says he is getting better
“When the result was positive, I remember a deep sense of peace that was beyond all understanding,” he said.
State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak
The deadly disease has killed around two-thirds of those affected.
Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola
An experimental drug called ZMapp reportedly improved the patient’s condition.
Ebola patient arrives in US and brought to state-of-the-art isolation unit
Two aid workers are in a serious but stable condition after becoming infected.
Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US
Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.
American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease
Dr Kent Brantly had been working to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 660 people already.
Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history
The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history
A suggestion that untested vaccines should be used has attracted controversy.
DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak
101 deaths have been recorded to date in Guinea, and 12 in neighbouring Liberia.
Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads
Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.