Liberia: 'You Ain't Know Ebola in Town?'

As the World Health Organization announces that the number of fatalities from the deadly Ebola virus has risen to more than 500, allAfrica's Boakai Fofana, who heads the Monrovia bureau, blogs about how Liberians are coping amid some denial about the existence of the disease in that country. 

  • Liberia:   'You Ain't Know Ebola in Town?'

    allAfrica, 9 July 2014

    The kids chatted happily as they gathered around a community well, carrying buckets and jerry cans to fill with water for their households. They were in a buoyant mood, but it… Read more »

  • West Africa:   Defying the Ebola Odds in Sierra Leone

    IPS, 12 July 2014

    Adikali Kamara is a 36-year-old student nurse working in the government hospital in Kenema, a sprawling town on the fringe of the Sierra Leone's Gola tropical rain forest. Read more »

  • West Africa:   Misconceptions Fuel Ebola Outbreak

    Unicef, 11 July 2014

    As the Ebola-related death toll rises above 500 in West Africa, UNICEF and its partners are expanding their activities across the region to halt the spread of the disease by… Read more »

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  • Africa's Ebola Reality

    Publication Date:
    8 July 2014

    VOA's health correspondent Linord Moudou reports on how a young Ebola patient in Guinea returns to his village after receiving treatment from Doctors ... see more »