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  • new storyLiberia quarantines area of where new Ebola case appeared story has photos
    Updated: Jun-30-15 12:21 pm

    MONROVIA, Liberia - Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined an area where the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears this West African country could face another outbreak of the disease nearly two months after being declared Ebola-free.

  • Olivia Wilde spotlights ripple effects of Ebola crisis 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 8:29 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Actress Olivia Wilde hopes that a documentary film she helped produce will remind the world about the lingering impact of the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

  • Liberians still face travel headaches even after Ebola 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 1:05 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - Robtel Neajai Pailey hadn't been back home to Liberia since Ebola engulfed the country's capital in July, fearful that doing so could make it harder for her to travel as countries around the globe clamped down on visitors with West African passports.

  • Liberians still face travel headaches even after Ebola 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 10:14 am

    DAKAR, Senegal - Robtel Neajai Pailey hadn't been back home to Liberia since Ebola engulfed the country's capital in July, fearful that doing so could make it harder for her to travel as countries around the globe clamped down on visitors with West African passports.

  • Sierra Leone leader imposes curfew in bid to halt Ebola story has photos
    Updated: Jun-12-15 11:41 am

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone's president imposed new restrictions Friday preventing people from entering or leaving two chiefdoms in the northern part of the country that are experiencing a resurgence of Ebola.

  • Ohio has monitored about 375 travelers under Ebola protocols 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 7:34 am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio health officials say several hundred travelers coming from West African countries that had Ebola outbreaks have been monitored temporarily under protocols implemented last fall, and no quarantines have been necessary.

  • UN chief urges all nations to help end Ebola in West Africa 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 7:15 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Tuesday that as long as there is one Ebola case in West Africa "all countries are at risk" and urged all nations to support the final battles to wipe out the deadly disease in Sierra Leone and Guinea.

  • UN official says Ebola will end in Sierra Leone in weeks 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 7:29 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations' Ebola chief says he believes it's only a matter of weeks before the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone ends.