The move would “severely hamper if not curtail” critical aid work in a country on the brink of famine, one aid worker said.
Liberians have been sounding the alarm for weeks. Why has real action on Ebola been so slow?
Initially, multiple government sources said the $22-million, 25-bed facility announced by the Pentagon on Monday was intended for foreign healthcare workers.
Troops from Uganda and Burundi, deployed under a United Nations mandate to stabilize Somalia, are allegedly exploiting medical services and aid for sex.
The attack was planned for France’s major national holiday and targeted the French president.
The World Health Organization says the deadly virus didn’t spread.
The facility shut its doors after its top doctor died, but now it’s bringing babies into the world by the dozen.
Nobody asked Jonathan Enders to turn his school’s kitchen into a cafeteria for Ebola’s first responders. It simply needed to be done.
A Liberian health official estimates 75% of Ebola deaths are women. That’s because they are the nation’s caregivers.
Everyone is afraid of the dead, so the funeral business is slow.
Ebola is at its most contagious in a human body when that body has just died.
A crowd in a slum in the capital of Liberia attacked an Ebola holding facility Saturday. As the government tries to save face, the residents try to separate truth from fiction.
Most hospitals and clinics in Liberia are closed so people are dying of preventable complications.
Doctors Without Borders has admitted its first patients to the biggest isolation facility it has ever built. But it’s still not going to be enough.
Fear and denial of the deadly virus are pervasive in Liberia. The mob exponentially increased the risk in one of the country’s biggest Ebola hot spots.
The 19-year-old was on a volunteer trip to a children’s home outside Nairobi.
But national and international health groups are now stepping things up.
The deadly virus was brought to the country two weeks ago by a Liberian traveler. Health officials say three more people may yet test positive.
Matthew Durham has been charged with assaulting between four and 10 kids at a children’s home in rural Kenya while on a volunteer mission.
The last famine in Africa came from a drought. This one comes from a war.