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  • Liberia president apologizes for high toll for Ebola health workers

    Liberia president apologizes for high toll for Ebola health workers
    Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf apologized on Saturday for the high death toll among the country's healthcare workers who have fought an Ebola outbreak, which has killed nearly 1,000 people in three countries. Johnson Sirleaf pledged up to...
  • Struggling Liberia creates 'plague villages' in Ebola epicenter

    BOYA Liberia/DAKAR (Reuters) - To try to control the Ebola epidemic spreading through West Africa, Liberia has quarantined remote villages at the epicenter of the virus, evoking the "plague villages" of medieval Europe that were shut off from the...
  • Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated: WHO

    Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated: WHO
    Staff with the World Health Organisation battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak, the U.N. agency said on its website on Thursday. The death toll from...
  • Obama speaks to presidents of Liberia, Sierre Leone about Ebola

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke about the Ebola virus outbreak with the presidents of Liberia and Sierra Leone on Thursday, the White House said. Obama held separate calls with Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Sierra Leone's...
  • Spanish priest becomes first Ebola patient to die in Europe

    MONROVIA, Liberia A Spanish priest who contracted Ebola in Liberia has died in a Madrid hospital, medical sources said on Tuesday, as the outbreak spreads through West Africa. Miguel Pajares, 75, was the first Ebola patient to die in Europe. He had...
  • Health official downplays hopes for experimental Ebola drugs

    A top federal health official sought Thursday to downplay hopes that new drugs to combat the Ebola virus are imminent despite reports that experimental drugs may have helped two stricken U.S. aid workers as the deadly epidemic continued to ravage parts of...
  • Liberia closes almost all borders to contain Ebola outbreak

    MONROVIA, Liberia Liberia on Monday closed almost all of its borders in a bid to halt the spread of Ebola after a third doctor working to contain the virus in West Africa contracted the deadly disease. Only five entry points, including James Spriggs...
  • Cruz Roja deja de operar contra el ébola en partes de Guinea por amenazas

    Cruz Roja deja de operar contra el ébola en partes de Guinea por amenazas
    Cruz Roja en Guinea dijo el miércoles que se había visto obligada a suspender sus operaciones para combatir el ébola en el sureste del país, después de que sus empleados en el lugar fueran amenazados por un grupo de hombres armados con cuchillos. El...
  • State's Reputation For Openness Must Be Sore Spot

    Some Connecticut leaders must be ashamed. That can be the only reason they continue to conspire to diminish the state's worldwide reputation as a leader in freedom of information laws. Year after year, friends of liberty look to Connecticut for...
  • Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt

    Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt
    Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Tawakul Karman, was turned away at Cairo's airport Sunday when she arrived with the intention of joining protests against the military coup that toppled President Mohamed Morsi. According to various news accounts,...
  • Liberia: Remembering

     
    Ten years ago the bloody siege of Monrovia marked the culmination of a brutal civil war in Liberia, a West African country originally established as a colony for freed African-American slaves. Photojournalists who covered the battles in Liberia's...