First Suspected Transmission outside West Africa
FIRESTONE, Liberia—As Ebola exploded here this year, a rubber farm embarked on a crash course on how to tame an epidemic that has killed thousands of people and derailed governments across West Africa.
NGOs have mobilized thousands of personnel, and thanks to their relentless efforts, have saved thousands of lives.
An informative article from www.vox.com dispelling myths and putting the Ebola outbreak in context.
At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN children’s organisation has said.
Direct Relief, a United States-based organization, has donated the biggest private consignment of medical supplies to date to the Government of Liberia to fight the Ebola disease.
Humanitarian groups have sent nearly $6 million in medical supplies to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.
NEW YORK (September, 20 2014) – A Direct Relief-chartered Boeing 747 departed John F. Kennedy International Airport today with 100 tons of emergency medical assistance for communities gripped by Ebola.