Humanitarian Health Action

Liberia situation reports

2016

  • 9 June 2016

    WHO declares the end of the most recent Ebola virus disease outbreak in Liberia

    Liberia, 9 June 2016 the World Health Organization (WHO) declares 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 the last confirmed Ebola patient in Liberia tested negative for the disease for the second time. Liberia now enters a 90-day period of heightened surveillance to ensure that any new cases are identified quickly and contained before spreading.

  • 1 April 2016

    New positive case of Ebola virus disease confirmed in Liberia

    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.

2014

  • September 2014

    Liberia: promoting safe air travel

    At the international airport of Monrovia, where a group of doctors and nurses from the Ministry of Health of Liberia screen passengers arriving and leaving the country for Ebola. People leaving Liberia have to complete a form to evaluate whether they are at risk of infection because they have had contact with someone sick with Ebola. If someone presents with fever or symptoms compatible with Ebola, another questionnaire is completed to assess if that person might be sick with Ebola. “

  • 8 August 2014

    Ebola situation in Liberia: non-conventional interventions needed

    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.

2006

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