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No New Ebola Cases in Bomi County, Liberia

Bomi County, Liberia has not recorded any new cases of Ebola since November 25, 2014, the County Health Officer, Dr. Gabriel G. Logan, has disclosed. He, however, said that this report “should not be the reason for the people of the county to rejoice but instead be cautious.” In an interview with the Liberia News Agency in Tubmanburg recently, Dr. Logan said the County Health Team (CHT) will continue efforts aimed at containing the virus until...

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Sierra Leone declares first Ebola Free district

A district in Sierra Leone has been declared Ebola-free, the first to be given the all-clear after 42 days with zero recorded cases of the virus. Pujehun, in the south-east of the country, was hit by Ebola in August and suffered 24 deaths from 31 cases – but it has not had a recorded case since 26 November. This means it has achieved the World Health Organization’s benchmark for Ebola-free status. As the fight against the deadly Ebola Virus disease...

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Liberia: Ebola outbreak contained in Lofa County, MSF hands over activities

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 northern Liberia can be considered a model of response, benefiting from a comprehensive approach and constant community involvement. When MSF took over...

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