Tag Archives: Liberia

Passenger From Liberia Visits Montego Bay

RJR News has been informed that a high level meeting is underway involving the Ministry of National Security and the Passport Immigration Citizenship Agency (PICA). Immigration officials at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay were briefed early today after a man who travelled to Liberia in the last ten days arrived there yesterday. The man is believed to be ...

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Ebola Patient Dies in Germany Despite Treatment

A UN medical worker, infected with Ebola, died today at a hospital in Germany. Doctors at the hospital in Leipzig said the man, 56, originally from Sudan, died despite receiving experimental drugs to treat the virus. More than 4,400 people have died from the outbreak, mainly in West Africa. The rate of new cases at some of the “epicentre” areas ...

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NBC Cameraman Tests Positive For Ebola

An American cameraman helping to cover the Ebola outbreak in Liberia for NBC News has tested positive for the Ebola virus and will be flown back to the United States for treatment. NBC News President Deborah Turness said today that the rest of the NBC News crew including medical correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman will be flown back to the U.S. ...

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No Cases Of The Ebola Virus Reported in Jamaica

Following a brief scare yesterday that someone in Jamaica had been diagnosed with Ebola, the Ministry of Health has come out strongly denying the claim and firmly stated that Jamaica has no case of the deadly disease that is now ravaging parts of Africa. “I want to categorically state that this time we have no suspected case of Ebola in ...

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World Bank Pledges US$200mil To Fight Ebola

The World Bank Group has pledged US$200 million in emergency funding to help Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone contain the spread of Ebola. The death toll from the West Africa Ebola epidemic now stands at 887. The Work Bank says the money will be used to help communities cope with the economic impact of the crisis, and improve public health ...

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West Africa Ebola Death Toll Climbs To 887

Authorities in Nigeria on Monday announced a second case of Ebola in Africa’s most populous country, an alarming setback as the total death toll from the disease in several West Africa countries shot up by more than 150 to 887. Most of the newly reported deaths occurred in Liberia, where on Monday night a special plane to evacuate a second ...

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