Many Liberians are too now afraid to enter medical school. In Sierra Leone, the maternity mortality rate could increase by up to 74%!
Country was the host for ‘patient zero’—the first victim in the fever’s deadliest ever outbreak that has claimed over 11,000 lives.
West African country was declared free of virus in September, population urged not to panic.
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Almost 50% of Liberia's children have experienced some kind of physical violence and 13% of girls have been sexually abused.
Sierra Leone expects to be declared Ebola-free Saturday, but its GDP likely to shrink by 22% this year
No new cases have been recorded for 41 days and if that holds to Nov. 7, country will have met its criteria to declare end to the current outbreak.
The deadliest-ever Ebola outbreak since 1976 has killed 11,312 of the 28,457 people infected since December of 2013.
The WHO had in May declared Liberia Ebola-free only to see deadly virus resurface six weeks later. Country now in a period of heightened surveillance.
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Since first emerging in December 2013, the worst ever outbreak of dreaded disease has left some 11,300 dead - mostly across West Africa.
The results of the test on monkeys are considered important because they suggest the virus that killed at least 11,000 is not becoming more severe.
Scientists have identified a protein that was critical for Ebola to infect a host.
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Nations like Burundi, Sudan, DR Congo, and Madagascar have health systems as dangerously weak as Ebola-hit Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone's.
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The west African nation and its neighbour Guinea had seen cases quadruple in a week, as quarantine break-outs increase.
It is an amazing turnaround for a country that last year teetered on the brink of collapse.
New finding means survivors have a longer wait than the three months previously recommended.
"When they used to burn the Ebola bodies the odour was unbearable to us. Our children were getting sick. Many people left", says a resident.
The WHO particularly expressed deep concern over the situation in Sierra Leone.
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"We have no plan B, we have to get rid of this virus", says new head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response.
Sierra Leone, which has overtaken Liberia as the country with the most infections.