Humanitarian Health Action

Health in Liberia: More hospital beds for Liberia

September 2014 -- Doctors and nurses are the people who immediately come to mind as critical to controlling the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. But there are many others whose jobs are no less critical: engineers, architects, plumbers and construction workers.

Ebola situation in Liberia: non-conventional interventions needed

Liberia: Ebola virus disease samples transported from Liberia to Guekedou in Ghana to be examined in safe laboratory.
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Liberia: Ebola virus disease samples transported from Liberia to Guekedou in Ghana to be examined in safe laboratory.

8 September 2014 -- During the past weeks, a WHO team of emergency experts worked together with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and members of her government to assess the Ebola situation in Liberia. Transmission of the Ebola virus in Liberia is already intense and the number of new cases is increasing exponentially.

Ebola virus in Liberia