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  • More Shipments of the Stepped Up U.S. Response to Ebola Arrive in Liberia
    More Shipments of the Stepped Up U.S. Response to Ebola Arrive in Liberia

    A total of three C-17 U.S. military aircrafts have so far flown into Liberia with assorted U.S. military equipment and personnel for the anti-Ebola fight. 

  • Stepped Up Anti-Ebola U.S. Military Response Begins
    Stepped Up Anti-Ebola U.S. Military Response Begins

    A C-17 U.S. military aircraft arrived in Liberia Thursday with the first shipment of increased U.S. military equipment and personnel for the anti-Ebola fight, which was promised by President Barack Obama in a speech September 16 at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. 

  • President Obama Ramps Up Anti-Ebola Fight
    President Obama Ramps Up Anti-Ebola Fight

    "Good afternoon, everybody. Please be seated. I want to thank Dr. Frieden and everybody here at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for welcoming me here today.  

  • President Obama: ‘You Are Not Alone’ in the Fight against Ebola
    President Obama: ‘You Are Not Alone’ in the Fight against Ebola

    U.S. Ambassador Deborah Malac held a media roundtable with 30 Liberian journalists Tuesday to screen the video of President Barack Obama’s message to the people of West Africa about the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and to give them an overview of the $19.6 million the United States has committed to fight the disease.  

  • U.S. Government Announces $5 Million More to Help Liberia in its Anti-Ebola Fight
    U.S. Government Announces $5 Million More to Help Liberia in its Anti-Ebola Fight

    CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden (in the middle), dressed in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), talks to patients confirmed to have Ebola at a treatment center operated by Medecins sans Frontieres at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia. Dr. Frieden is flanked by Dr. Joel Montgomery (left) and Dr. Jordan Tappero (right), both part of CDC’s team of experts working Liberia.  

  • CDC Director Holds Talks with Ministers of Health and Internal Affairs
    CDC Director Holds Talks with Ministers of Health and Internal Affairs

    The Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Tom Frieden, met with the Ministers of Health and Social Welfare and of Internal Affairs, Dr. Walter Gwenigale and Morris Dukuly, on Tuesday for an overview of the Liberian government’s response to the Ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 700 Liberians.  

  • U.S. Grantees posting Anti-Ebola Posters
    U.S. Grantees posting Anti-Ebola Posters

    Members of the youth group, Pursuit for Positive Action Youth Organization (PPAYO) put up posters advising residents in the Lakpazee neighborhood in Monrovia how to protect themselves from getting Ebola Virus Disease. The Public Affairs Section provided several hundred anti-Ebola posters to PPAYO, a grantee of the U.S. Embassy, to help in the information campaign against the disease. 

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