By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In Liberia, the Minister of Health, Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah, has issued a statement declaring polio outbreak within the country as a ‘National Public Health Emergency.’ The...

In an update today on the unexplained cluster of deaths and illnesses in Liberia, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the following: On 25 April 2017, the Ministry of Health of Liberia notified...

In a follow-up report on the unexplained cluster of illnesses and deaths in Liberia, as of May 4, a total of 28 cases including 12 deaths (case fatality rate: 43 %) were reported, according to the World...

People infected with Ebola virus were 20 percent more likely to survive if they were co-infected with malaria-causing Plasmodium parasites, according to data collected at an Ebola diagnostic laboratory...

The World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia. This announcement comes 42 days (two 21-day incubation cycles of the virus) after...

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In a follow-up on the flare-ups of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa HERE and HERE, The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health teams in Liberia and Guinea are investigating the origins...

Lab results confirm a new case of Ebola virus disease in Liberia — a 30-year-old woman who died yesterday afternoon while being transferred to a hospital in the capital Monrovia. Liberia’s Ministry...

In a follow-up to a report on the recent “flare-up” of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Liberia, the Associated Press is reporting that a 15-year-old boy from a Monrovia suburb, who was diagnosed...

The Liberian Ministry of Health announced today a confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Monrovia. Health officials are calling this the country’s fourth wave of Ebola virus. A patient...

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The effort to contain the Ebola epidemic in Liberia is showing preliminary signs of progress in some counties, but maintaining and extending these trends will require sustained efforts, according to three...