Although Liberia will be declared Ebola-free on Saturday, medical authorities have announced an outbreak of measles in Liberia.
As Liberia approaches being declared Ebola-free, former President of the United States of America Bill Clinton has urged Liberians not to discriminate against Ebola survivors but rather to embrace and make them feel as part of society.
Liberia’s Defense Minister Brownie Samukai has assured Liberians of total peace after the drawdown of the United Nations Mission in Liberia.
The family of Thomas Eric Duncan announced that a memorial scholarship fund would be created in his honor to train Liberian health care professionals.
Even before the Ebola crisis began subsiding in Liberia, volunteers on the Liberia National Red Cross Burial Team had already begun to be isolated and stigmatized.
Assistant Health Minister for Curative Services, Dr. Saye Dahn Barwo, announced on Tuesday that the government has fully resumed essential health services in the country.
The Government of Liberia has commenced the training of 3,000 additional officers for deployment at its borders.
Dr. Rick Sacra, a missionary and Ebola survivor, says Liberia needs family physicians. During a brief stay in Liberia after overcoming his encounter with Ebola, Sacra spoke about his efforts to start a family practice residency program. He also provided insights on how the Ebola outbreak had devastated the health sector.