Liberia punishes soldiers involved in Ebola quarantine violence

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has ordered four soldiers and their commanding officer to be punished for their actions during a protest over an Ebola quarantine in August, a government statement said.

Ebola strikes fourth American in Liberia

A US television network prepared Friday to evacuate a cameraman who contracted Ebola in Liberia, as the UN`s pointman flew to Sierra Leone, calling the epidemic the world`s "highest priority".

Cynicism dies hard in Ebola-hit Liberian slum

In the narrow, gloomy alleyways of one of west Africa`s largest slums, Liberian teenagers explain the dangers of Ebola to their neighbours -- but the message is falling on deaf ears.

Ebola crisis being used to attack media freedom: Campaigners

From the closure of a newspaper to arrests and harrassment of journalists, rights groups and the media say Liberia`s fight against Ebola is being accompanied by an alarming assault on press freedom.

Liberian doctor who received rare Ebola drug ZMapp dies

One of three African doctors infected with Ebola and treated with the experimental drug ZMapp has died in Monrovia, Liberia`s Information Minister Lewis Brown said on Monday.

US missionaries beat Ebola as crisis worsens in West Africa

Two American missionaries who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Liberia have left hospital after making a full recovery, doctors said on Thursday, as authorities in the west African nation struggled to deal with their dead.

Liberia`s Ebola clampdown turns violent as Asia fears new cases

Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia`s capital Wednesday as authorities struggled to contain the epidemic, with new suspected cases in Asia sparking fears of it spreading beyond Africa.

Liberia `losing grip on Ebola` as hunt for patients goes on

Liberia was desperately searching for 17 Ebola patients Monday who fled an attack on a quarantine centre in the capital Monrovia, as the outbreak appeared to overwhelm authorities in west Africa`s worst-hit nation.

Patients flee attack on Monrovia Ebola unit: Witnesses

Armed men claiming that "there`s no Ebola" in Liberia raided a quarantine centre for the deadly disease in Monrovia overnight, prompting at least 20 patients infected with the deadly virus to flee, a witness said Sunday.

Ebola sparks states of emergency across west Africa

Overwhelmed west African nations called states of emergency on Thursday with the death toll from the Ebola epidemic nearing 1,000, as the World Health Organisation considers global travel restrictions to halt its spread.

Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

One of Liberia`s most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials has said, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa the largest ever recorded.

Liberia journalist arrested after criticising President

The editor of a Liberian newspaper critical of the government and family of president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been arrested, a police source said on Thursday.

Deadly riot breaks out in Liberia day before vote

At least one person is dead in Liberia after rioting broke out at the headquarters of the country`s main opposition party one day before a presidential runoff.