Ebola patient in Dallas dies, get the details

Thomas Eric Duncan of Monrovia, Liberia was pronounced dead today, Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014. He was undergoing treatment at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas for Ebola he contracted prior to coming to the U.S. Doctors started administering the experimental drug brincidofovir on Saturday. He was was receiving kidney dialysis and was on a ventilator. […]

NBC News cameraman contracts Ebola

An NBC News cameraman who has been living in Liberia for three years has contracted Ebola. Ashoka Mukpo, 33, is a freelance journalist who was on assignment working with the network’s chief medical correspondent, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, in Liberia. He tested positive for the deadly virus on Thursday and has received treatment at a Doctors […]

Ebola victim in Dallas identified, faces prosecution

Thomas Eric Duncan has been identified by his sister, Mai Wureh, identified as the infected man from Liberia who has been diagnosed with Ebola. Duncan, who arrived in the U.S. on Sept. 20, is in isolation at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. He faces prosecution for alleging lying on an airport questionnaire about […]

World Health Organization predicts 1 million Ebola cases by 2015

The Ebola epidemic that has struck West Africa shows no sign of abating. The number of cases and dead victims continue to rise to unprecedented levels with no end in sight. The World Health Organization has announced that there are no longer any experimental vaccines available for Ebola. The global supply has been exhausted and […]

Ebola patient to be treated in Atlanta

The deadly Ebola virus has caused a health crisis in West Africa, with its 50-90 percent fatality rate. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has warned travelers against going to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia where the disease seems to be raging. Now Atlanta residents should be aware that Emory Healthcare has announced that the […]

Ebola virus kills black dad from Minneapolis

The deadly Ebola virus in Africa, which kills 90 percent of its victims has once more resurfaced with deadly ferocity. The virus has already killed the top doctor in the country of Liberia who was treating patients and has also infected two U.S. health care workers. When the virus first appeared, almost 30 years ago, […]

FACE Africa takes on the clean water mission in Liberia

On the ‘A’ w/Souleo… There is a reason Saran Kaba Jones presented her fifth annual WASH gala for FACE Africa at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. With its waterfront location overlooking the Hudson River, you’re reminded of the value of water both for its beauty and necessary function in daily life. And yet Jones’ event […]

Experience West Africa Through the Eyes of Blogger Archel Bernard

It’s no secret that Liberia is a third world country working to enhance its image. With the recent conviction of its former president Charles Taylor, it’s time to “experience  West  Africa  in  a  whole  new  way  through  the  fun,  fresh,  and  exciting  lens  of  blogger  and  designer  Archel  Bernard  at  itsarchel.com.” Liberia, comprised of a […]

Veterans Raising Funds for Buffalo Soldier Monument in D.C.

The National Veterans Coalition recently started a fundraising effort to build a bronze monument of the famous Buffalo Soldier Col. Charles Young. When completed, the statue, which will be erected in Washington, D.C., will be the first in the nation to showcase a black military officer on a horse. The term “Buffalo Soldier” originated with […]