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1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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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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KFVS12

American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia

Officials in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine say at least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two cities held by separatist militants.

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102.3 SUNNY FM

Two Americans Have Now Been Diagnosed With Ebola in Record Outbreak

At least two Americans are now infected with the Ebola virus, part of an ' out of control ' outbreak that the World Health Organization is calling the worst on record.

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Bellingham Herald

Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf described the measures late Sunday after the first meeting of a new taskforce she created and is chairing to contain the disease, which has killed 129 people in the country and more than 670 across the region.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Salt Lake City, UT

St. Petersburg Times

2 Americans in Liberia infected by Ebola virus

An American physician was being treated Sunday for the deadly Ebola virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the outbreak.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Sirleaf Announces Tough New Measures Against Ebola

Special Statement by the Chair of the National Task Force on Ebola, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, following the first meeting of the Task Force at the President's Office today.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.

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