Monrovia

Type: City
Name: Monrovia
Country: Liberia
Latitude: 6.31
Longitude: -10.8
population: 935,427
First reported 54 mins ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 2 reports

Pregnant Women Without Ebola Are Becoming Victims Of The Outbreak

In an effort to keep the virus contained, Fatumata Fofana was denied access to a hospital in July because she didn't have Ebola.Amid being transferred to two different clinics, the pregnant Liberian woman developed medical complications while still in ... [Published Huffington Post - 22 mins ago]
Entities: Ebola, Pregnancy, Monrovia
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Martha Zarway Of Monrovia: "I'm A Doctor. So We Can't Run Away"

Audio for this story from Morning Edition will be available at approximately 9:00 a.m. troops begin arriving in Liberia to help contain the regional spread of Ebola, a physician in the capital is grappling with the virus upfront. Martha Zarway's life ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Monrovia, Liberia, Virus
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Ebola outbreak: Liberia's health workers face tough choices

As the Ebola outbreak continues to claim lives, health-care workers in places like Liberia's capital Monrovia are facing increasingly difficult choices, CBC's Adrienne Arsenault reports. Volunteer ambulance driver Laurene"Today it is another person, tomorrow ... [Published CBC - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 5 reports

Three Bears Camp Out In Family's Backyard

(MONROVIA, CA) - Three bears have been camped out in a backyard tree in Monrovia, California this weekend.Homeowner Manuel Rodriguez says he noticed them after seeing paw prints by his pool.Although it's a cute family bear sight, Rodriguez is worried. ... [Published MyFoxPhilly.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 11 reports

Liberia: Ebola-hit Liberia staring into the abyss

Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Liberia 09/30/2014 02:34 GMT by Marc BASTIAN MONROVIA, September 30, 2014 (AFP) - With its collapsed health service, sick and poorly equipped security forces and broken economy, Ebola-hit Liberia finds itself on ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Operation United Assistance & Liberian Ebola Fight

By Cheryl PellerinDoD News, Defense Media ActivityWASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 – The Defense Department's contribution to the fight against Ebola in Liberia is taking shape as more service members and building supplies arrive in Monrovia, Pentagon spokesman ... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - 10 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Anxious Liberians flood new Ebola center

MONROVIA ( AA ) – A new Ebola treatment unit, which opened last week on Bushrod Island near Monrovia, has been overwhelmed by Liberians afraid of contracting the deadly virus.“The public has realized that Ebola is real and they are beginning to accept ... [Published NewsTimeAfrica - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

Liberia: Ebola clinic fills up within hours of opening

WHO has published a feature story: Liberia: Ebola clinic fills up within hours of opening. Excerpt:Last week saw a welcome boost to numbers of treatment places available to people with Ebola in Monrovia, Liberia. The Island Clinic, a private clinic refurbished ... [Published H5N1 - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 4 reports

US military battles to halt spread of Ebola virus in West Africa

U.S. military personnel have begun constructing tent hospitals and other facilities to help fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, though experts warn that they may be too late to prevent the outbreak from killing thousands more.  The ... [Published militaryfeed.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 5 reports

Aid workers learning to fight Ebola as they go: WHO coordinator

Via ReliefWeb, an AFP report: Aid workers learning to fight Ebola as they go: WHO coordinator. Excerpt:Jean-Pierre Veyrenche, in charge of building Ebola treatment centres in Monrovia for the World Health Organization, says fear is keeping international ... [Published H5N1 - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 17 reports

Confronting Ebola: Is quarantine the answer?

MONROVIA, Liberia- The fight to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus has been unsuccessful; the death toll has risen, as well as the number of those infected. People in Liberia, an epicenter of the disease, have struggled to cope with the existence ... [Published Impunity Watch - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Quarantine, Ebola, Virus
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 4 reports

Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Doctors are in short supply. So are beds for patients. Six months into the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak, and the first to happen in an unprepared West Africa, the gap between what has been sent by other countries and private ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 28 2014]

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...is the general collapse of the health care system because physicians and nurses and other health workers are staying home," she told WBUR. "They feel unprotected and unprepared to deal with this — and they are."
...But, as an editorial in the journal Nature pointed out, we don't have an alternative global health body. "If the WHO is not the first responder to an emergency such as this, then who is?"
"It's shocking," he said. "This is exactly what we should try to avoid in the future. It's horrible."
"If there is suspected or probable case of Ebola in your community, we should try as much as possible to only use ambulances that are operated by trained personnel to transport the Ebola patients to Ebola Treatment facilities" he said

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