Liberia says all 17 runaway Ebola patients have been located

Aug 19, 2014

Liberia says all 17 runaway Ebola patients have been located

Liberia has found all 17 suspected Ebola patients who fled a quarantine center in Monrovia at the weekend and transferred them to another clinic, the information minister said on Tuesday. “We are glad to confirm that all of the 17 individuals have been accounted ...

Aug 19, 2014

Some who fled Liberia Ebola clinic re-hospitalized

Some of the people who fled an Ebola quarantine center in a Liberian slum when it was looted over the weekend were again under observation at a hospital Monday, a health official said. Late Saturday, residents of Monrovia’s West Point slum attacked a quarantine ...

Growing unrest sets back Liberia's Ebola fight

Aug 19, 2014

Growing unrest sets back Liberia's Ebola fight

Authorities in Liberia urgently searched on Monday for 17 people who fled an Ebola medical center over the weekend when it was attacked by looters who stole blood-stained sheets and mattresses and took them into an enormous slum. Health officials were combing Monrovia’s West ...

Liberia gets Ebola drug, ponders who should get it

Aug 14, 2014

Liberia gets Ebola drug, ponders who should get it

Liberia faced an excruciating choice Thursday: deciding which handful of Ebola patients will receive an experimental drug that could prove either life-saving or life-threatening. ZMapp, the untested Ebola drug, arrived in the West African country late Wednesday. Assistant Health Minister Tolbert Nyenswah said three ...

Liberia awaits Ebola drug samples

Aug 12, 2014

Liberia awaits Ebola drug samples

U.S. authorities have approved a request from Liberia’s government for sample doses of the experimental ZMapp drug to treat Liberian doctors infected with Ebola, the Liberian presidency said. A statement on the Liberian presidency’s website said the drug would be delivered to the West ...

Aug 8, 2014

Husband of U.S. Ebola patient surprised by critics

The husband of the second American aid worker recently diagnosed with Ebola and returned to the U.S. said he is astonished at the reactions of people who are critical of the couple for putting themselves in danger. David Writebol, who remains in Liberia, made ...