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.
A Liberian government employee on his way to a conference became the first Ebola death in Nigeria. But a specialist unit in Monrovia is ill-prepared to respond to the number of patients.
Doctors say the medical response to Nigeria’s first Ebola case has been swift. But deaths are still mounting in three West African nations.
The deadly disease has spread to at least three major West African urban centers. The World Health Organization reports at least 660 have died from the disease since February.
The “Nordic model” is becoming ever more influential around the world. But public health officials and some human rights workers wonder if Sweden is making life worse for prostitutes.
The latest phase of armed conflict has destroyed much of the country’s health system and made it difficult to reach patients.
A 16-year-old known only as “Liz” was gang-raped and thrown in a latrine last year. But it’s taken the government a year to catch just one of the accused and bring him to trial.