The chief medical officer of Liberia, Dr. Francis Kateh, said Liberia scored an ‘F’ in a recent simulation of the country’s resilience and preparedness to handle another Ebola epidemic.
Yesterday, February 18 was designated as a national mourning day after at least 40 alleged illegal gold miners were trapped following an unexpected mudslide that occurred recently in Gbanipea, Nimba.
After reports emerged of an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Sierra Leone, the National Public Health Institute of Liberia says it is monitoring the situation.
Authorities in Sierra Leone have banned the entry of animals, especially goats and sheep, from Guinea and Liberia.
In the wake of rumors circulating in the public of two cases of the deadly Ebola virus in the country, health authorities have dismissed the reports.
The National Public Health Institute of Liberia, in collaboration with the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation, has concluded an exercise to validate a water safety plan for the water facility in Buchanan.
Dr. Makosa Fallah, deputy director general for technical services at the National Public Health Institute of Liberia, has confirmed the emergence of monkeypox in southeastern Liberia.
Tolbert Nyenswah, director general of the National Public Health Institute of Liberia, has challenged all African countries to establish a national public health institute within the next five years.