Liberia’s ambassador to the United States, Jeremiah Sulunteh, has provided 150 Ebola care and preventive kits to residents of Margibi.
Liberia has gone 25 days without any new Ebola case reported in its second countdown to being declared Ebola-free.
In a nationwide address on Wednesday, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf urged Liberians to always unite in the midst of challenges, as the country had done during the Ebola crisis. She used the speech to outline efforts to maintain Liberia’s progress against Ebola. She also summarized her post-Ebola recovery strategy.
The Ministry of Health has reported another suspected Ebola case in the densely populated Clara town community on the Bushrod Island.
Liberia’s hope of being declared Ebola-free was dashed on March 20 when a female tested positive for the virus.
On this World Water Day, we aim to showcase the water crises that ordinary Liberians experience. Water shortage has been a problem over the years in one of the most densely populated communities in Monrovia. The Neeganbo community located within Fiamah, Sinkor has a population of approximately 4,000 residents, majority of whom are young people, particularly children.
As the Ebola virus leaves Liberia, community radios have been praised for their efforts in combatting the virus.
In Liberia, it is a common rumor that people have Down Syndrome because of witchcraft or their mother’s unfaithfulness. These rumors are all wrong. Down Syndrome is a genetic condition which is caused when a random error occurs during cell division that results in an extra copy of chromosome 21.