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# liberia - Monday 20 August, 2018

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 5,447 Views 1 Comment

Another French coach, Claude LeRoy, will also receive “the highest distinction of the country”.

# liberia - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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 30,475 Views 10 Comments

Her husband and sons may have been infected with the virus as a result.

# liberia - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'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 18,676 Views 70 Comments

About 2,700 girls living in Ireland may be at risk of undergoing the practice.

# liberia - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

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 131,052 Views 106 Comments

ComReg advised consumers to be vigilant at all times.

# liberia - Friday 17 July, 2015

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 26,950 Views 8 Comments

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

# liberia - Thursday 16 July, 2015

An Irish woman has died in Liberia
# RIP
# RIP

An Irish woman has died in Liberia

Jul 16th 2015, 9:12 PM 26,474 Views 3 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance.

# liberia - Friday 20 March, 2015

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

Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency

Mar 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 6,863 Views 10 Comments

In public comments, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan has repeatedly said the epidemic caught the world by surprise.

# liberia - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

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 20 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.

# liberia - Saturday 3 January, 2015

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 5,924 Views 42 Comments

The Government is set to give an additional €778,000 towards combating the Ebola outbreak.

# liberia - Monday 29 December, 2014

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 4,545 Views 4 Comments

The former AC Milan star declared himself a “born winner,” after trouncing the son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

# liberia - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

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 6,419 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.

# liberia - Monday 1 December, 2014

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 49 Views 6 Comments

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

# liberia - Friday 24 October, 2014

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 6,012 Views 15 Comments

The number of Ebola treatment centre beds and other measures needed to control the epidemic substantially exceeds the total pledged.

# liberia - Thursday 23 October, 2014

'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 7,988 Views 2 Comments

16-year-old Kollie James has become Médecins Sans Frontières’ 1,000th Ebola survivor.

# liberia - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

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 9,994 Views 16 Comments

This will allow authorities to focus their health checks.

# liberia - Saturday 18 October, 2014

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 12,381 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 26,023 Views 13 Comments

In 1976 a young Belgian doctor ventured across what was then Zaire to find the source of the infection.

# liberia - Friday 17 October, 2014

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 6,532 Views 3 Comments

Thirty five Ebola survivors told how they the disease had prevented them returning to their old lives.

# liberia - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

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 7,797 Views 18 Comments

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

# liberia - Monday 13 October, 2014

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 6,389 Views 7 Comments

The World Health Organisation has said Ebola ‘threatens the very survival of societies and governments in already very poor countries’.

# liberia - Friday 3 October, 2014

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 10,685 Views 34 Comments

The 33-year-old American is to be flown back to the US for treatment.

# liberia - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

'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 5,712 Views 21 Comments

Darren Hanniffy just came home from Liberia, where Ebola infections are DOUBLING every two weeks.

# liberia - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

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 9,584 Views 10 Comments

The 42-year-old father of two passed away yesterday after showing symptoms of the virus.

# liberia - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

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 5,387 Views 46 Comments

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

# liberia - Thursday 11 September, 2014

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 59 Views 6 Comments

Food scarcities, rocketing transport costs, closures to schools and clinics – an on-the-ground account of the situation in Liberia.

# liberia - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Killer virus Ebola threatening Liberia's existence
# Spreading
# Spreading

Killer virus Ebola threatening Liberia's existence

Sep 10th 2014, 8:34 AM 11,832 Views 32 Comments

It comes after an assessment from the World Health Organization.

# liberia - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

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 22,860 Views 38 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.

# liberia - Friday 22 August, 2014

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 12,834 Views 13 Comments

New legislation passed as WHO outlines reasons it believes the current Ebola outbreak is being underestimated.

# liberia - Thursday 21 August, 2014

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 25,526 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.

# liberia - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

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 13,690 Views 31 Comments

He had been treated with an experimental US serum after being evacuated from Liberia to Spain.

# liberia - Friday 8 August, 2014

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 14,336 Views 37 Comments

“When the result was positive, I remember a deep sense of peace that was beyond all understanding,” he said.

# liberia - Thursday 7 August, 2014

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 7,311 Views 14 Comments

The deadly disease has killed around two-thirds of those affected.

# liberia - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

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 22,347 Views 23 Comments

An experimental drug called ZMapp reportedly improved the patient’s condition.

# liberia - Saturday 2 August, 2014

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 20,243 Views 47 Comments

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

# liberia - Friday 1 August, 2014

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 17,294 Views 32 Comments

Meanwhile, West African states announce an ‘isolation zone’ sealing off the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak.

# liberia - Sunday 27 July, 2014

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 23,751 Views 93 Comments

Dr Kent Brantly had been working to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 660 people already.

# liberia - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

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 7,362 Views 14 Comments

The outbreak started in Guinea in early 2014 and has spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# liberia - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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 13,826 Views 17 Comments

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

# liberia - Friday 11 April, 2014

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 10,825 Views 5 Comments

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

# liberia - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

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

Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads

Apr 1st 2014, 1:46 PM 11,957 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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