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25 min ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Liberia Risks Losing Int'l Support, If - Labor Minister-Designate Asserts

Labor Minister-designate Neto Lighe said the Government of Liberia risks losing lots of international support if the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf led-Unity Party administration does not make He said in tackling such unlawful act, the Labor Ministry has formulated a strategy paper for a Child Labor Commission to ensure that Liberia is in full compliance ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Borders closing over Ebola fears

The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry.

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4 hrs ago | Deseret News

Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases

Liberian soldiers keep order at a food distribution center, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at the West Point area, one of the places where the Ebola virus has claimed lives, in Monrovia, Liberia.

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4 hrs ago | WGBH

In Riots Sparked By An Ebola Quarantine, A Teen Is Shot And Dies

This week, people in the neighborhood of West Point were angry that they'd been quarantined - a government step to prevent the spread of Ebola to other parts of Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia.

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6 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

Ebola survivors: 12 Liberians share how they pull through

Fighting to hold back his tears, Lawrence Tumbay has no idea how he got the deadly Ebola virus or who he came in contact with that nearly cost him his life.

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10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Gunshots Fired in West Point As Govt Quarantines Township

Gunshots were fired in the air as security forces clashed with angry protesters on Wednesday as government quarantined the densely populated West Point Community as part of efforts to stop the further spread of Ebola.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Voice of America

DRC Sends Ebola Expert to Help Liberia Combat Disease

The Democratic Republic of Congo sent its Ebola virus expert to Liberia to help combat the disease following an official request by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's government, according to DRC information minister Lambert Mende.

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United Methodist Church

Doctor's daily prayer for Liberia: 'God, send help'

Since July 2014, Samaritan's Purse has been managing an Ebola isolation center in Liberia located in Foya near the border with Guinea.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

California mom loses son to Ebola epidemic

The chaos and fear of the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa is hitting home for members of the Friends in Jesus International Church of the Nazarene in Sacramento.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.

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Democracy Now

Mass Ebola Quarantine Prompts Protests in Liberia; U.S. Doctor to Be Released from Hospital

Peaceful protests continued last night in Ferguson , Missouri, over the fatal police shooting of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown .

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Two U.S. Ebola patients to be discharged

U.S. Ebola patients to be discharged; 1 to speak out Emory University Hospital announced early Thursday that it will discharge two Ebola patients.

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Tay AM

US Doctor Infected With Ebola Leaving Hospital

He said: "Today I join all of our Samaritan's Purse team around the world in giving thanks to God as we celebrate Dr Kent Brantly's recovery from ebola and release from the hospital."

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TwinCities

WHO officials to visit Liberian Ebola clinics

Calm returned Thursday to the slum of West Point in Liberia's capital that was sealed off in the government's desperate attempt to halt the spread of Ebola, a day after clashes erupted between residents and troops and police who were enforcing the quarantine.

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Yahoo!

Ebola: Liberia's clampdown turns violent as Asia fears new cases

Mon, Aug 18: Ebola patients were forced to flee during an attack at a health care center in Liberia over the weekend.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Yahoo!

Police, protesters clash in Liberia as Ebola toll hits 1,350

Residents of Sierra Leone's capital voice their fears as the Ebola virus sweeps through west Africa.

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National Public Radio

In Liberia, An Ebola Quarantine Descends Into Riots

After the Liberian government ordered a quarantine of one of the poorest neighborhoods in its capital, Monrovia, residents there woke up to find themselves cut off from the rest of the city by security forces.

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Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Liberia: 'No shoot to kill order' in West Point

Monrovia - All hell broke loose on Wednesday when Police tried to rescue the commissioner of West Point and family from her house in West Point.

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The Washington Post

Police, residents clash in Liberian slum under Ebola quarantine

A Liberian Army soldier, part of the Ebola Task Force, attacks a local resident while enforcing a quarantine on Monrovia's West Point neighborhood.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Ebola Outbreak Affects Agriculture in Lofa County

Salayea District, Lofa County - A partial look at Salayea, one of several districts in Lofa County where the virus has affected farming activity The outbreak of the Ebola disease in Liberia has greatly disturbed farming activities in Salayea District and other parts of Lofa County as able men and women die daily and most of the Non Governmental ... (more)

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