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1 hr ago | The Perspective

Taking Charge of Our Health through Preventive Healthcare

While busying ourselves to celebrate Liberia's independence this year on July 26 at home and abroad, I thought that a good way to truly celebrate another milestone would be to take charge of our health by taking advantage of preventive health care services.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Infectious Diseases, Malaria, Health, Chickenpox

5 hrs ago | Vanguard

Liberian dies of Ebola in Lagos

The Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, at a briefing in Abuja Friday said: "on July 22, the Federal Ministry of Health was alerted on a suspected case of Ebola virus disease in Lagos involving a 40-year old male, travelling from Monrovia, Liberia to Nigeria on Asky Airline via Lome to Lagos.

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8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Robert Sirleaf Turns Presidential Envoy - Meets Kuwaiti Official

It appears that Mr. Robert Sirleaf, son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has assumed a new portfolio in government, after relinquishing two former positions--Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Oil Company of Liberia and Senior Advisor to the President.

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12 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Liberia: Senior doctor reported dead; hospital may shut down

Authorities at the state run John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital here are said to be considering plans to shut down all activities at the hospital for 21-days due to the increasing number of reported Ebola cases, this paper has learnt.

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14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Gov't Announces Airlines' Partnership for Travelers to U.S.

The Government of Liberia has announced an agreement with Delta Airlines and Kenya Airways to continue convenient air services between Robert's International Airport and John F. Kennedy Airport in New York.

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17 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Nigeria fears as man falls ill with Ebola-like symptoms

A Liberian man has been hospitalised in Lagos with Ebola-like symptoms, but it is not yet clear if he is infected with the killer virus, Nigerian officials said Thursday.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Voice of America

Liberia Marks Independence Anniversary amid Ebola and Economic Challenges

The World Health Organization reports 196 Ebola cases in Liberia with 116 deaths.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Man Sets Health Ministry Ablaze After Son Dies of Ebola

What seemed an unprecedented form of protest against the Liberian government's handling of the deadly Ebola virus erupted on Wednesday when a Liberian man identified as Edward Wellington Dellay set the conference room at the ministry of health and social welfare in Congo Town on fire in the early afternoon.

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CNN

Why it's spinning out of control

A Guinea-Bissau customs official watches arrivals from Conakry, the capital of Guinea, on Tuesday, April 8. Conakry is being ravaged by an Ebola virus epidemic, and Guinea-Bissau officials are concerned about a possible case inside their borders.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: RIA to Hit Modern Standard Soon, New Airport Works Underway

The Roberts International Airport is the largest airport in Liberia and is one of the oldest airports, perhaps in Africa with its origin dating far back in 1942 when the United States signed a defense pact with the country, but the airport has been in ruins for years since some parts were destroyed as a consequence of the Liberian civil wars.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, US Military, US Air Force

Crofs Blogs

Liberia: Ebola victim's brother sets fire to health ministry

Police in Monrovia yesterday arrested a man in Congo Town for setting the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on fire, leading to the burning of one of the conference rooms of the Ministry's building.

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Crofs Blogs

Liberia: Suspected Ebola victim corpse abandoned

With a reported donation of five hundred Thousand United States Dollars from Nigeria to fight Ebola in Liberia, the Ministry of Health says it is doing its best to curtail the deadly virus, but yet the corpse of a suspected Ebola patient was allegedly abandoned in Louisiana, in Montserrado County since Friday, with no effort to remove the body.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Voice of America

Liberia Seeks Clarification from US on Visa Revocations

Liberia said it has made "proper representation" to the US embassy seeking clarification on why the visas of three senior government officials were revoked after they had left Liberia.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: UNMIL Chief Favors TRC Implementation

More than five years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report and recommendations in which it indicted President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former rebel leaders and some officials of her government, an esteemed member of the diplomatic community has called for the implementation of the TRC report.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Concern Mounts Over U.S.$8.5 Million Escrow Account

Civil society groups are mounting concern over the status of the US$8.5 million placed in the escrow account at the Central Bank of Liberia .

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Five Million Lawsuit Entangles Min. Konneh

The Ministry of Justice has ordered Liberia's Finance Minister Amara Konneh to appear in court along with all original documents relating to the ongoing trial of a lawsuit filed against the Ministry of Finance.

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Crofs Blogs

Liberia: Ganta records first Ebola death

The Christian run United Methodist Hospital in Ganta has recorded what is said to be its first Eboal death, months after it reported the first patient it diagnosed during the initial outbreak of the virus here.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Hailing Decision for a New Squad, for Armed Robbery, But...

The Liberia National Police or LNP is currently in the process of forming a new anti-robbery squad to robustly confront the high rate of armed robbery in Monrovia and its environs.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Gov't Gives U.S.$500,000 for Ebola Fight

The Liberian Government has announced US$500,000 from its coffers to fund the Ebola campaign.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Protest Over 'Sale of Oil Blocks'

Some concerned citizens yesterday staged a peaceful protest on the ground of the Capitol Building against the sale of additional oil blocks in the country.

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