1 month 20 days after, Ebola makes return to Liberia as people get quarantined

Liberia has lost its Ebola-free status, seven weeks after it declared there were no more cases in the country.

  • Published:
There was relief in Liberia when the country was declared Ebola-free in May. play

There was relief in Liberia when the country was declared Ebola-free in May.

(AFP)
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Liberia is reporting a new case of the deadly Ebola virus just one month and 20 days after the World Health Organization declared the country free of the virus transmission.

Mr. Tolbert Nyenswah, Deputy Minister - designate for Disease, Surveillance and Epidemic Control confirmed to FrontPageAfrica Monday evening that the case was discovered after the death of the victim.

At least 20 people have been quarantined in Liberia as the authorities try to trace all the people who came into contact with a 17-year-old boy who has died of Ebola. They are also trying to figure out how he became infected.

People in Margibi County, where the boy died, say they are afraid that an Ebola outbreak could begin again. But the government says there is no need to panic.

Liberia has lost its Ebola-free status, seven weeks after it declared there were no more cases in the country.

Download our mobile app today.

Android - Google Play Store

iPhone - Apple App Store

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 In Central Region Police intercept a bunch of cedi notes in over 30...bullet
2 Election 2016 Ghana's presidential candidates make final push before votebullet
3 Electoral Commission My husband did not design new EC logo -...bullet
4 Election 2016 Ghana's opposition candidate 'confident' he's wonbullet
5 Redevelopment Mahama opens Kejetia market today [Photos]bullet
6 2016 elections Nana Addo has won spiritually but… - Prophetbullet
7 Election 2016 IMANI sets 5 priorities for president-elect...bullet
8 Judgment debt Supreme Court adjourns Amidu vs Woyome case...bullet
9 Chaos At Bus Stations NDC, NPP hijack buses at terminals...bullet
10 In Eastern Region NDC DCE robbed at gunpointbullet

Top Videos

1 Kwame Nkrumah Interchange Water leaks from hole in wall at new Kwame...bullet
2 Woyome Judgement Debt Kweku Baako dances over Amidu's winbullet
3 Video IEA Presidential Townhall 2016bullet
4 Obinim saga We had sex only once - Obinim victims confessbullet
5 Elections 2016 Nana Addo holds conference in Kumasi ahead of Dec...bullet
6 Obinim What happen'd when we fact checked Obinim's Bible knowledgebullet
7 Video Florence Obinim defends husband Bishop Obinimbullet
8 Watch Kumchacha delivers Counselor Lutterodt from 'demons'bullet
9 Video Taxi driver terrified after an encounter with a ghostbullet
10 Bishop Obinim Saga Teenagers disciplined by Obinim...bullet

News