'Ebola Could Infect 20,000 People' - WHO


The World Health Organization has raised the alarm that more than 20,000 people could be infected in the latest outbreak and that it will take up to nine months to halt the spread of the virus.


  • West Africa:  Ebola Vaccine Study Fast-Tracked

    Deutsche Welle, 28 August 2014

    More than 20,000 people could be infected in the latest Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization says. Estimates show it could take up to nine months to halt the spread of the ... read more »

An Ebola survivor rejoices upon being released from an isolation center.

  • Liberia:  Disease Infectors in Trouble

    The New Dawn, 28 August 2014

    Serious trouble awaits those effected with communicable diseases and knowingly infect other people, as the House of Representatives is reviewing a bill to criminalize the ... read more »

  • West Africa:  Countries' Reactions Disproportionate and Exaggerated

    The New Dawn, 27 August 2014

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan, says while it is understandable that countries not affected by the Ebola outbreak may take measures to protect their ... read more »

  • Liberia:  UNMIL - No Sign of Ebola Reduction, Cites Slow Liberia's Response

    FrontPageAfrica, 28 August 2014

    The outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia remains on the increase, the United Nations Mission in Liberia has stated in a daily security information report covering the ... read more »

  • Liberia:  CDC Boss Bemoans Liberia - 'Worst Ever Ebola Outbreak'

    FrontPageAfrica, 28 August 2014

    U.S medical experts and emergency responders say the Ebola crisis is a dire one that needs the efforts of all Liberians and the world to contain it. The head of the U.S Centers for ... read more »

  • West Africa:  The Ebola Pandemic Ravaging

    The New Dawn, 26 August 2014

    Through West Africa and in particular Liberia is exposing the yet still fragile nature of states, state structures and national institutions. The particular nature of health ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Congolese Doctors Arrive

    The New Dawn, 26 August 2014

    A five man medical team from the Democratic Republic of Congo has arrived in Liberia with a pledge to help Liberia in its fight against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease. The five man ... read more »

  • Liberia:  WHO Team of Ebola Expert Arrives

    The New Dawn, 22 August 2014

    The Liberian Government has received a seven-man special delegation from the World Health Organization (WHO) to review and intensify the UN agency's support to the current Ebola ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Visit to the Crematorium Center and How Corpses Are Cremated

    The New Dawn, 21 August 2014

    It was a fateful Tuesday evening of August 20, 2014 when I chose to embark on a fact-finding mission to ascertaining whether seventeen Ebola patients who fled the densely popular ... read more »

  • Liberia:  New Anti-Ebola Measures Welcomed, But...

    The New Dawn, 21 August 2014

    Like President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf intimated in one of her recent addresses to the nation, the difficulty in controlling the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease in ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Reassess 'Action Plan' Against Ebola

    The New Dawn, 19 August 2014

    From a total of 1,145 deaths reported by the World |Health Organization, or WHO in West Africa since the outbreak, more than 400 people are known to have been killed by the deadly ... read more »

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