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1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

West African leaders step up Ebola quarantine efforts as death toll rises

In this photo provide by MSF, MA©decins sans frontiA res , taken on Friday, March 28, 2014, health-care workers prepare isolation and treatment areas for their ebola operations, in Gueckedou, Guinea.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, Ernest Bai Koroma, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

Social Commentator Alfred Sirleaf, gives comment on current events in Liberia including the deadly Ebola virus by speaking and writhing them down on a blackboard in Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Sierra Leone

10 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Unable to access better care amidst ebola outbreak, Columbia man dies in Liberia

A Howard County man has died in Liberia after he slipped into a coma and was unable to be evacuated for medical care amidst fears of an ebola outbreak abroad, his sister said Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Columbia, MD

14 hrs ago | GPB.org

Sierra Leone Doctor Who Led The Fight Against Ebola Dies

For the past several months, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan had been one of the top doctors battling the deadliest and largest Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Medicine, Paul McGann, Nursing

18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: U.S.$20 Million to Fight Ebola, Liberia's Health Ministry Proposes

Finance Minister Amara Konneh said the Health Ministry has submitted an action plan totaling US$20 million to combat the deadly Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

22 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Top Fight Against Women Abuse

The Untied Nation Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women or UN Women says it takes seriously, the high prevalence of various forms of violence against women and girls in Liberia.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Yahoo!

Ebola outbreak: Liberia shuts schools, quarantines towns

The largest ebola outbreak in history prompts Liberia to close its borders Monday, Dollar Tree says it will buy rival Family Dollar for about 8 and a half billion dollars, a fragile truce in the Gaza Strip for the Muslim holiday breaks down as a mortar shell fired from Gaza Monday, kills at least four people in Israel.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander, Immigration Reform

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Peace Corps removes workers over Ebola threat

Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa are stepping up precautions against the deadly Ebola virus as local and international health officials struggle to bring the outbreak under control.

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Bellingham Herald

Liberia's president closes schools amid Ebola

Meanwhile, the U.S. Peace Corps said it was evacuating its volunteers from Liberia as well as neighboring Guinea and Sierra Leone as the regional death toll topped 670 people.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Crofs Blogs

Liberia: Call to cancel election, use money for Ebola

Opposition politician Mr. Simeon Freeman, the political leader of the Movement for Progressive Change has recommended that the Liberian government cancel the pending Special Senatorial Election and use the funds to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

NBC Dallas

Comatose Md. Man Stuck in Liberia

The family of a 24-year-old comatose Maryland man stuck in Liberia is raising money in hopes of bringing him home to receive proper care.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Liberia Travel, World News

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Health Ministry 'Failing' to Pick Up Abandoned Bodies

Following the government of Liberia's declaration of a national health emergency in the face of the deadly Ebola outbreak that has killed close to 130 Liberians and an entire government ministry at risk because of an employee that died of the deadly disease in Nigeria, there have been reports of dead bodies lying around with no effort by the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Kiama Independent

Shellharbour City Community Church accomplishes mission to Liberia

IT's 'mission accomplished' for members of the Shellharbour City Community Church after a huge shipping container of goods, that has been sitting in the church's parking lot for months, was finally loaded on a truck, bound for Zuba Town in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: America Ready for Liberians Accused of War Crimes ?

It appears that the administration of Barrack Obama, the President of United States of America , is posed to prosecute Liberians accused of war crimes owing to the unprecedented cancellation of three prominent officials of the Government of Liberia U.S. visas recently.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Liberia Travel, Africa Travel, us Travel, Ghana

New York Daily News

Doctor Kent Brantly fighting Ebola after contracting it in Liberia

Dr. Kent Brantly is one of two American aid workers that have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Medicine, Fort Worth, TX, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Ebola fears hit close to home

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Liberia Travel, Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Perspective

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Liberia's 167th Independence Day Oration Delivered by George Klay Kieh, Jr. Professor Of Political Science & Former Dean Of The College Of Arts And Sciences, University Of West Georgia An oration marking the celebration of the 167th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Liberia, sponsored by the Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta , ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Asia, Georgia, University of Georgia West Georgia State, Gwinnett County, GA, Lilburn, GA, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

TheDenverChannel

Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working in Liberia.

Flash Flood Watch issued July 28 at 4:34AM MDT expiring July 29 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Garfield, Mesa Flash Flood Watch issued July 27 at 9:10PM MDT expiring July 29 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, San Juan, San Miguel Flash Flood Watch issued ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Boone, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

International Business Times

Top Liberian Doctor Dies of Ebola Virus in West Africa

The deadly Ebola virus outbreak which affected over 670 people in West Africa is now taking its toll on doctors.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Sierra Leone, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor

Breitbart.com

Africa's Ebola Crisis: Two Americans Infected as Liberia Goes on Lockdown

The growing ebola virus epidemic in Africa has claimed a second American victim, an aid worker infected while treating patients.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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