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Ebola-hit Liberia staring into the abyss, experts warn

Monrovia - With its collapsed health service, sick and poorly equipped security forces and broken economy, Ebola-hit Liberia finds itself on the brink of complete societal breakdown, experts warn.

Liberia's top doctor under Ebola quarantine, deputy dead

Monrovia - Liberia's chief medical authority has placed herself in quarantine following the Ebola death of her deputy, health officials and humanitarian sources said on Sunday.

IMF unblocks cash as desperate west Africa awaits Ebola aid

Monrovia - The International Monetary Fund fast-tracked $130 million (102.

Liberian prof blames U.S. defense experiments for ebola outbreak

The admission that Liberians are losing trust in their government seems like an understatement against the backdrop of an article in the country’s leading paper blaming the U.S. Defense Department experiments for the ebola outbreak.

IMF unblocks cash as desperate west Africa awaits Ebola aid

Monrovia - The International Monetary Fund fast-tracked $130 million (102.

Liberia dismisses 10 officials for abandoning Ebola fight

Monrovia - Liberia's leader Sunday said she had sacked 10 senior government officials who defied an order to return to the west African nation to lead the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak.

Liberia president sacks absent politicians

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dismissed 10 government officials. The officials have been out of the country for most of the Ebola crisis.

Liberia shows biggest Ebola death-toll increase

Monrovia - The rate of Ebola has exponentially increased in Liberia. World Health Organization (WHO) officials have responded by saying that intervention efforts must be scaled up at least three-fold.

Health services, economies overwhelmed in Ebola-hit Africa

Monrovia - Health workers in Liberia reported being overwhelmed by new Ebola cases on Wednesday, as the epidemic was blamed for shattering economic growth in neighbouring Sierra Leone.

Ebola threatening Liberia's existence, minister warns

Monrovia - Ebola is threatening the very existence of Liberia as the killer virus spreads like "wild fire", the defence minister warned Tuesday, following a grim World Health Organization assessment that the worst is yet to come.

Liberia braces for worst as Ebola death toll jumps

Monrovia - Liberia is bracing for an upsurge in Ebola cases, following a grim World Health Organization assessment on Tuesday that the worst is yet to come in the fight against the killer virus.

Ebola infections set to soar in Liberia: WHO

Monrovia - The World Health Organization warned Monday that Liberia is set to see a huge spike in infections from the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa, with thousands of new cases imminent.

Ebola infections set to soar in Liberia: WHO

Monrovia - The World Health Organization warned Monday that Liberia is set to see a huge spike in infections from the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa, with thousands of new cases imminent.

VIDEO: Panicked residents chase man suspected of having Ebola

Monrovia - Growing fear and panic over the increasing number of Ebola deaths in Liberia led to a man wearing a medical bracelet being chased through the streets by those fearful he had "escaped quarantine".

Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking

Monrovia - Liberia on Saturday said it would deny permission for any crew to disembark from ships at the country's four seaports until the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa was under control.

Ebola-hit Liberia fires absentee ministers

Monrovia - Liberia's leader has sacked ministers and senior government officials who defied an order to return to the west African nation to lead the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak, her office said.

Ebola-hit Liberia fires absentee ministers

Monrovia - Liberia's leader has sacked ministers and senior government officials who defied an order to return to the west African nation to lead the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak, her office said on Tuesday.

Liberian medic treated with experimental Ebola drug dies

Monrovia - A Liberian doctor treated with experimental American anti-Ebola serum ZMapp has died, a minister in the west African nation said on Monday.Abraham Borbor had been improving but died on Sunday night, Liberian Information Minister Lewis Brown told AFP.

Ebola taking toll on west African economy

Monrovia - The worst-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus is taking a heavy toll on west Africa's economy as crops rot in the fields, mines are abandoned and goods cannot get to market.

UN vows central role in fighting 'exceptional' Ebola epidemic

Monrovia - The United Nations vowed Saturday to play a "strong role" in helping Liberia and its neighbours fight a deadly outbreak of Ebola in west Africa, which it said could take months to bring it under control.
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