Liberia

Two years since the first signs of the West Africa Ebola outbreak, the world today is little more prepared to respond to such an emergency than it was then, warns international humanitarian aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), while the lack of R&D into needed medicines and...
A malaria drug may have reduced risk of dying among a group of Ebola patients in Liberia during the height of the outbreak in 2014, according to a retrospective study published by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and its research arm Epicentre, in the New England Journal of...
By Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) The race to contain the largest Ebola epidemic in history has been a marathon, not a sprint. One year ago I arrived in West Africa and found the virus tearing through the region. It was destroying...
Medical organisation warns that outbreak is not over yet and cross-border surveillance must continue After 42 days with no recorded cases of Ebola, Liberia has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) – news which has been welcomed by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without...
Ebola survivor Amie Subah tells her story: I contracted Ebola through midwifing a pregnant woman. Unfortunately, the woman was infected and she died of the virus as well as her baby. Eight staff members from the clinic where I worked, including myself, got infected through that delivery. Only two...
A trial of the experimental Ebola drug brincidofovir in Liberia has been halted due to a significant drop in the number of new Ebola cases, coupled with the 30 January announcement by the drug’s manufacturer that it would no longer participate in the trial. Led by Oxford University, the trial into...
A clinical trial of a possible treatment for Ebola began on 1 st January at ELWA 3, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)'s Ebola Management Centre in Monrovia, Liberia. Led by Oxford University, the trial aims to determine if the anti-viral drug brincidofovir is a safe and effective treatment for Ebola...
The Ebola situation has improved in Lofa County and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has decided to withdraw from the area. New actors have arrived to help and since 30 October there have been no more Ebola patients in the Ebola Management Centre (EMC) in Foya. The success of MSF's intervention in...
Inside the Ebola treatment center, areas are strictly identified as high-risk, low risk and the outside which is with unknown risk.
At the triage, there is a book for patient registration and it records all the important information including name, gender, age, and the most important column - the Ebola test result.
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