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Stories with place: Liberia
  • Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa story has photos
    Updated: Jul-31-15 11:44 am

    LONDON - An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.

  • Activist group says Liberians pressured to sign away land 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 10:26 am

    DAKAR, Senegal - Liberians in the country's southeast are being threatened into signing away land for palm oil plantations, and in some cases those opposing expansion have been beaten and arrested, activist group Global Witness said Wednesday.

  • Liberia says 4 remaining Ebola patients have recovered 
    Updated: Jul-17-15 1:05 pm

    MONROVIA, Liberia - The four remaining patients infected during Liberia's recent string of Ebola cases have recovered, meaning there are currently no confirmed cases in the country though more than 100 people are still under surveillance, a health official said Friday.

  • Liberia confirms 2nd Ebola death in resurgent outbreak 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 9:10 am

    MONROVIA, Liberia - A second person in Liberia has died from Ebola in the latest resurgence of the deadly disease in the West African nation, an official said Wednesday.

  • Ebola-hit countries get pledges of $3.4 billion to rebuild 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 7:43 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - International donors pledged $3.4 billion Friday to help Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone recover from the Ebola epidemic which has killed over 11,000 people and devastated the three West African nations. The amount is more than the $3.2 billion their presidents sought.