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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Medicine, World News, Africa, Infectious Diseases

8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Africa, World News

8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Africa, World News

13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Canada, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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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Related Topix: Africa, World News

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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Related Topix: Africa, World News

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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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Riot

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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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Africa, World News

KHGI

Liberian security forces seal slum to halt Ebola

New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Govt Vows to Control Ebola-Related Price Hikes

Liberia's Information Minister, Lewis Brown, said the government has put in place necessary measures to mitigate the economic impact of Ebola on the country.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Tue Aug 19, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Shoot Order for Crossing Border

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia deployed in Grand Cape Mount County have been instructed to shoot on sight anyone caught crossing into Liberia from neighboring Sierra Leone under the cover of darkness.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Sierra Leone, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

KTVN Reno

Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Rick Perry, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

CNews

Liberia fights Ebola in capital, W. Africa toll tops 1,200

A health worker, wearing personal protection gear, offers water to a woman with Ebola virus disease , at a treatment centre for infected persons in Kenema Government Hospital, in Kenema, Eastern Province, Sierra Leone in this August, 2014 handout photo provided by UNICEF on August 6, 2014.

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

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Alarm Raised Over Uncollected Ebola Dead

Representative Sekou Kanneh has alarmed over the delay in the collection and testing of dead bodies by the National Ebola Task force established by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

KXXV-TV Waco

Liberia: Missing suspected Ebola patients found

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

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The Independent

Ebola outbreak: Escaped Liberian quarantine patients found as death toll tops 1,200

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WGBH

'Shadow' And 'D-12' Sing An Infectious Song About Ebola

The producers behind this unlikely music are Samuel "Shadow" Morgan and Edwin "D-12" Tweh, who grew up in the shadow of war.

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Related Topix: D12, Rap, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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