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President George Weah to honour Arsene Wenger in Liberia
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From The42
# Tribute

President George Weah to honour Arsene Wenger in Liberia

Aug 20th 2018, 10:37 PM 5,476 Views 1 Comment

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
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Fears raised after Ebola reemerges in woman one year after all-clear

Jul 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 30,517 Views 10 Comments

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'
# Threats And Intimidation
# Threats And Intimidation

'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'

Feb 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 18,725 Views 70 Comments

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
# Scam
# Scam

Did you get a call from a Liberia-based number? Don't answer, it's a scam

Oct 18th 2017, 2:02 PM 132,538 Views 105 Comments

ComReg advised consumers to be vigilant at all times.

Irish woman (24) dies after being knocked down while doing charity work in Africa
# Catholic Missionary
# Catholic Missionary

Irish woman (24) dies after being knocked down while doing charity work in Africa

Jul 17th 2015, 1:09 PM 26,963 Views 8 Comments

The woman was working with the religious charity Franciscan works in Liberia.

An Irish woman has died in Liberia
# RIP
# RIP

An Irish woman has died in Liberia

Jul 16th 2015, 9:12 PM 26,488 Views 3 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.

Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency

Mar 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 6,885 Views 10 Comments

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'
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Opinion: 'The outbreak has brought an unmatched level of fear and panic'

Feb 4th 2015, 8:00 PM 41 Views 4 Comments

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
# Not Going Away
# Not Going Away

Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:15 AM 5,943 Views 42 Comments

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
# Transition
From The42
# Transition

Remember George Weah? He's just won a seat in Liberia's senate

Dec 29th 2014, 8:28 PM 4,568 Views 4 Comments

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
# Finding A Cure
# Finding A Cure

Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries

Dec 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 6,449 Views 3 Comments

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'
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Opinion: Healthcare apartheid is unacceptable – there can be no 'them and us'

Dec 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 66 Views 7 Comments

Solutions do not come easy, but Ebola transmission can be stopped.

More than 90,000 Ebola deaths expected in Liberia by Christmas
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

More than 90,000 Ebola deaths expected in Liberia by Christmas

Oct 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,024 Views 15 Comments

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'
# Liberia
# Liberia

'When my son's test for Ebola came back positive, it was a night of agony for me'

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 8,003 Views 2 Comments

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
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports

Oct 21st 2014, 7:55 PM 10,018 Views 16 Comments

This will allow authorities to focus their health checks.

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'
# Risk
# Risk

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'

Oct 18th 2014, 7:17 PM 12,403 Views 37 Comments

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
# Photographs
# Photographs

Vintage photos show the terrifying first expeditions into the Congo to track down Ebola

Oct 18th 2014, 9:15 AM 26,184 Views 13 Comments

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
# Cast Out
# Cast Out

Ebola survivors 'shunned' as lepers, they tell Sierra Leone meeting

Oct 17th 2014, 8:00 PM 6,551 Views 3 Comments

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
# Virus
# Virus

The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola

Oct 15th 2014, 11:08 PM 7,809 Views 18 Comments

President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.

Liberian doctors strike to demand "danger money" for treating Ebola patients
# Strike
# Strike

Liberian doctors strike to demand "danger money" for treating Ebola patients

Oct 13th 2014, 10:21 PM 6,399 Views 7 Comments

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
# Liberia
# Liberia

NBC confirms one of its cameramen has caught Ebola

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:26 AM 10,704 Views 34 Comments

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'
# Help Wanted
# Help Wanted

'We should be worried about Ebola - but for Africa, not ourselves'

Oct 1st 2014, 12:23 PM 5,733 Views 21 Comments

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
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

A worker from Irish aid agency Concern has died from a suspected case of Ebola in Liberia

Sep 24th 2014, 1:14 PM 9,610 Views 10 Comments

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
# End The Outbreak
# End The Outbreak

Obama orders 3,000 US troops to West Africa to 'turn the tide' on Ebola

Sep 16th 2014, 7:41 AM 5,411 Views 46 Comments

The current outbreak has killed 2,400 people so far.

Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency
# The Toll
# The Toll

Column: The Ebola outbreak is much more than a medical emergency

Sep 11th 2014, 1:10 PM 90 Views 6 Comments

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
# Spreading
# Spreading

Killer virus Ebola threatening Liberia's existence

Sep 10th 2014, 8:34 AM 11,844 Views 32 Comments

It comes after an assessment from the World Health Organization.

There has been a "very, very small" number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

There has been a "very, very small" number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland

Aug 26th 2014, 10:44 PM 22,883 Views 39 Comments

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
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Two-year jail terms for hiding Ebola victims in Sierra Leone

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:30 PM 12,854 Views 13 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?

Aug 21st 2014, 8:33 PM 25,585 Views 29 Comments

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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Priest dies from Ebola in Spain as death toll exceeds 1000

Aug 12th 2014, 10:33 AM 13,718 Views 31 Comments

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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

US doctor with Ebola releases statement from isolation ward and says he is getting better

Aug 8th 2014, 10:21 PM 14,352 Views 37 Comments

“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
# Virus
# Virus

State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak

Aug 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,325 Views 14 Comments

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
# ZMapp
# ZMapp

Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola

Aug 5th 2014, 2:45 PM 22,389 Views 23 Comments

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
# Virus
# Virus

Ebola patient arrives in US and brought to state-of-the-art isolation unit

Aug 2nd 2014, 6:44 PM 20,269 Views 47 Comments

Two aid workers are in a serious but stable condition after becoming infected.

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Two Americans infected with Ebola being evacuated back to US

Aug 1st 2014, 7:53 PM 17,312 Views 32 Comments

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
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease

Jul 27th 2014, 1:06 PM 23,765 Views 93 Comments

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
# West Africa
# West Africa

Ireland commits a further €144K to fight worst Ebola outbreak in history

Jul 15th 2014, 11:03 AM 7,385 Views 14 Comments

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
# West Africa
# West Africa

Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history

Jul 3rd 2014, 6:18 PM 13,853 Views 17 Comments

A suggestion that untested vaccines should be used has attracted controversy.

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak
# Liberia
# Liberia

DFA updates travel advice for Irish citizens, following Ebola outbreak

Apr 11th 2014, 9:58 PM 10,844 Views 5 Comments

101 deaths have been recorded to date in Guinea, and 12 in neighbouring Liberia.

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Apr 1st 2014, 1:46 PM 11,974 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.

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