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Liberia police fire on protesters as W.Africa's Ebola toll hits 1,350

Aug 27 2014

MONROVIA Police in the Liberian capital fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break an Ebola quarantine imposed on their neighbourhood, as the death toll from the epidemic in West Africa hit 1,350.

Liberia troops fire on protesters as West Africa's Ebola toll hits 1,350

Aug 27 2014

MONROVIA Security forces in the Liberian capital fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break an Ebola quarantine imposed on their neighborhood, as the death toll from the epidemic in West Africa hit 1,350.

Liberia troops fire on protesters as West Africa's Ebola toll hits 1,350

Aug 27 2014

MONROVIA (This version corrects the August 20 story to make clear that it was soldiers not police who opened fire.)

Liberian doctor who received rare Ebola drug ZMapp dies

Aug 25 2014

MONROVIA A Liberian doctor who treated victims of an Ebola epidemic and then contracted the disease himself has died even though he was given the experimental drug ZMapp, Liberia's information minister said on Monday.

Liberian doctor who received rare Ebola drug ZMapp dies

Aug 25 2014

MONROVIA A Liberian doctor who treated victims of an Ebola epidemic and then contracted the disease himself has died even though he was given the experimental drug ZMapp, Liberia's information minister said on Monday.

WHO warns of "shadow zones" and unreported Ebola cases

Aug 22 2014

GENEVA/MONROVIA Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

WHO warns of 'shadow zones' and unreported Ebola cases

Aug 22 2014

GENEVA/MONROVIA Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

WHO warns of "shadow zones" and unreported Ebola cases

Aug 22 2014

GENEVA/MONROVIA Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Africa tightens Ebola travel curbs as affected countries face food shortages

Aug 21 2014

MONROVIA African countries tightened travel curbs on Thursday in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring World Health Organization warnings that such measures could heighten shortages of food and basic supplies in affected areas.

Africa tightens Ebola travel curbs as affected countries face food shortages

Aug 21 2014

MONROVIA African countries tightened travel curbs on Thursday in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring World Health Organization warnings that such measures could heighten shortages of food and basic supplies in affected areas.

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