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2014-09-17 Liberian President Hopes U.S. Ebola Pledge Will Spur Others to Help
[VOA]Monrovia -Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf called a U.S. decision to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa a "significant moment" in the battle against the worst Ebola outbreak on record and said she hoped it would spur other nations into action.

2014-09-17 Ebola Deals Economic Blow
[VOA]The World Bank Group warns that the West Africa Ebola crisis could deal a huge economic blow to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone unless swift action is taken

2014-09-17 Ebola Threatens Global Security, Says Obama
[VOA]Washington, DC -The United States is ready to take leadership for a global response to the deadly Ebola virus that is ravaging West Africa, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as he announced plans to send thousands of U.S. troops to the region.

2014-09-17 Obama on Ebola Crisis - Full Text
[White House]Remarks by the President on the Ebola outbreak at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia:

2014-09-16 UN Calls for U.S. $1 Billion to Fight Ebola
[UN News]The United Nations announced today that it would need nearly $1 billion for an exceptional, international response to Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declaring: "Every day we delay, the cost and the suffering will grow exponentially."

2014-09-17 For Containment of Ebola in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone - World Bank Group Approves U.S.$105 Million Grant
[Heritage]The World Bank Group's (WBG) Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$105 million grant to finance Ebola-containment efforts underway in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, help families and communities cope with the economic impact of the crisis, and rebuild and strengthen essential public health systems in the three worst-affected countries to guard against future disease outbreaks.

2014-09-17 Former Miss Liberia 'Did Not Die From Ebola', Mom Says
[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -Disbelief and a downpour of grief descended in Monrovia Tuesday to the news of the death of Shurina Rose Wiah, a former Miss Liberia 2009/2010. She was only 27. Holding back tears, her mom, Rev Mother Rosie Dillon-Wiah dismissed suggestions circulating in Monrovia Tuesday that her daughter's death was a result of the deadly Ebola virus. "She did not die from Ebola."

2014-09-17 WBG OKs U.S.$105 Million Ebola Grant for Guinea, Liberia, S/Leone
[FrontPageAfrica]Washington -The World Bank Group's (WBG) Board of Executive Directors on Tuesday approved a US$105 million grant to finance Ebola-containment efforts underway in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, help families and communities cope with the economic impact of the crisis, and rebuild and strengthen essential public health systems in the three worst-affected countries to guard against future disease outbreaks.

2014-09-17 Japan Makes Huge Donation to Fight Against Ebola in Liberia
[FrontPageAfrica]The Government of Japan through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has donated emergency relief supplies to the Republic of the Liberia in a response to the current growing outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. 100 tents, 500 sleeping pads, and 500 blankets along with other items, total worth 30 million yen equivalent of US 289,000 were provided upon request from the Government of the Republic of Liberia.

2014-09-17 Bassa Eyes Ebola Treatment Center, As Caucus Probe Procurement
[FrontPageAfrica]Superintendent Etweeda Cooper has come under increasing criticism for her handling of the Ebola situation in the county

2014-09-17 Lawmaker Advocates for Anti Ebola Message in Liberia Dialects
[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -As efforts continue in the fight against the deadly Ebola Virus in Liberia, Gbarpolu County Representative Malai Gbagor has presented an assortment of anti Ebola materials to residents in the county.

2014-09-17 'We Have to Act Fast' on Ebola - Obama
[State Department]Washington -The "daunting task" of containing Ebola can be accomplished, President Obama says. "We know that if we take the proper steps, we can save lives. But we have to act fast."

2014-09-17 UN 'Taking Lead' On Ebola Response - Ban
[VOA]U.n. Secretary -General Ban Ki-moon said the United Nations is "taking the lead" in efforts to combat the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.

2014-09-17 U.S Pledges Military Support for Fight Against Ebola
[Deutsche Welle]In an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, the US plans to dispatch thousands of military personnel to assist health care workers in West Africa. Governments in the region have been overwhelmed by the epidemic.

2014-09-17 83 Ebola Victims Died In Three Weeks
[NEWS]The Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center (JFK) has recorded at least 83 Ebola deaths and 60 survivors over the last three weeks, a consultant of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Ebola Case Management has said.

2014-09-17 UN Assures Liberia of Support to Fight Ebola
[NEWS]The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Hervé Ladsous has assured President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf that the United Nations remains on the side of Liberia in the wake of the Ebola epidemic.

2014-09-17 No Love for Edwin Snowe - Angry Residents Jeer Lawmaker
[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -Angry residents of District #6 Montserrado Monday heckled their lawmaker, Rep. Edwin Snowe. The residents said the act was a way of expressing their disappointment in his performance at the legislature and also his latest comments against his colleagues in the legislature.

2014-09-17 America's Ebola Pledge Draws Mixed Liberians Response
[FrontPageAfrica]"What kind of troops, are they armed men or medical personnel? If it is an armed troop then I will start to question myself whether guns or so can fight this virus. But if it is medical people, then that is great." Mary K. Kebbie, Market woman

2014-09-17 Top American Anthropologist in Liberia, Discussing Ebola
[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -A High level delegation from an international social justice and health organization, Partners in Health (PIH), is in the country to hold discussions with relevant partners on the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease. The delegation, led by the co-founder of the organization Paul Edward Farmer, is jointly in Liberia with a partner institution, Last Mile Health (LMH).

2014-09-17 Community Involvement - District #6 Ebola Task Force Launched
[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -Representative Edwin Snowe (IND-District#6 Montserrado County) has launched the district #6 community Ebola task force with an aimed to create the necessary awareness on the prevention of the deadly Ebola Virus in his district.

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