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Ebola is destabilizing Liberia

Mass quarantine, it seems to me, is a highly problematic tool for halting the spread of a deadly epidemic like Ebola. In theory it makes a certain amount of success, but in practice it sure looks like you’re isolating whole groups of people and essentially abandoning them to the disease. 311 more words

Furriners

Catching Up!

Hi Friends! Much to catch up on, so my apologies in advance for the very long post this time around!

First things first, we are obviously all moved out of our beloved first home together. 1,195 more words

Foreign Service

Just a Boy

John Moore / Getty Images / Published by The New York Times

This image is too powerful not to share. It depicts a boy in Liberia suspected of having Ebola. 16 more words

West Africa Ebola Death Toll Rises to 1,350

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people. 119 more words

National News

4 Injured in Violent Clashes as Liberians Storm Ebola Barricades

At least four people were injured in clashes with Liberian soldiers and police after the government laid barbed wire barricades around a densely populated slum in an attempt to contain the spread of Ebola. 136 more words

Clashes erupt in sealed-off Ebola area of Liberia capital

Monrovia (AFP) – Four residents of a quarantined Ebola-hit slum in the Liberian capital were injured on Wednesday in clashes with police and soldiers sent in to seal off the area, an AFP correspondent and witnesses said. 38 more words