Nearly $6 million that was allocated to fight the Ebola crisis in Africa was stolen and wasted.
The World Health Organization declared the country Ebola-free on Tuesday after it went 42 days--the amount of time in two incubation cycles for the disease--without any reports of new infections, notes the news outlet.
More than four years after last meeting in the Oval Office, the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and President Barack Obama met on Friday at the White House. Predictably, most of the remarks were about the Ebola crisis—which has devastated Liberia and the neighboring countries of Guinea and Sierra Leone with more than 10,000 dead—and […]
The West African nation of Liberia has just five remaining confirmed cases of Ebola, a senior health official from that country said on Friday. The official also said that Liberia could be free of the virus by the end of next month, reports Reuters. Liberia – a country founded in the early 1800s by Americans […]
Though it’s almost like a distant memory in the United States, the Ebola virus remains a great threat in other countries, Vox reports. RELATED: First Scotland Ebola Case Confirmed The epidemic, which originated in West Africa last year, continues racking up casualties. Presently, the virus has infected over 20,000 people, killing 8,000 in nine different countries. That […]
The family of a West African immigrant killed in his Harlem apartment by NYPD officers is suing the city for $20 million, hoping the suit encourages other officers to follow proper protocol when dealing with the mentally ill, The New York Daily News reports. SEE ALSO: ESPN Columnist Hit With Racist Hate Mail From Listener […]
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