- Search Results
 
 
Health Officer Urges Marylanders To Maintain Ebola Alert
Date Uploaded: Oct 18, 2014

Maryland County Flag

 

 

 

Health Officer Urges Marylanders To Maintain Ebola Alert

By John N. Bropleh, LINA Maryland County Correspondent

HARPER, October 18 (LINA) - Maryland County Health Officer (CHO), Dr. Odell Kumeh, has urged residents of the county to live as if Ebola was in their immediate environment.

Dr. Kumeh said there was no need for Marylanders to jubilate that their county is Ebola free while the battle against the virus in the country still continues.

Dr. Kumeh, who is head of the County Health Team, proffered the advice Thursday during an Ebola update meeting held at the County Administrative Building in Harper.

During the meeting attended by representatives of UNMIL and WHO, Dr Kumeh disclosed that a 35-year-old man has been quarantined along with several others from the Hoffman Station Community in Harper.

The man, whose identity is being withheld, was reportedly passing bloody stool and was experiencing running stomach, prompting the isolation for observation.

Meanwhile, Dr. Kumeh has disclosed that a community care center is being constructed by the UNHCR at the Little Wlebo Refugee Camp in Maryland County, while authorities of Barrobo District have provided a site for the construction of another community care center in the county.

The Maryland CHO has commended the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) and the media for efforts in preventing the spread of the virus in Maryland County.

Maryland County has not registered any confirmed Ebola case since the outbreak of the disease in the country in March this year.

LINA JNB/TSS/PTK

 

latest headlines
Judge Kaba Reserves Ruling In E.J. Roye Building Case
Judge Yussuf D. Kaba of the Civil Law Court has reserved ruling in a motion for Declaratory Judgment filed by some individuals calling themselves ...more
CENTAL Raises Eyebrow About Political Parties Spending
The Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) has expressed concern over the expenditure of political parties on fleets of n ...more
LTA, Partners End Int’l Internet Workshop
The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) and partners have ended a two-day international workshop on ICANN (the Internet Cooperation for As ...more
Liberia To Host GIABA Plenary, Ministerial Meetings
Liberia will host the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) 27th Technical Commission/Plenary and 17th M ...more
GOL, Sweden Sign US$21.6m Accord On Feeder Roads In 7 Counties
The Governments of Liberia and Sweden have signed a US$21.6 million agreement to support the third phase of the Liberia-Swedish Feeder Roads Proj ...more
Defense Ministry Relaxes Camp Ramrod Eviction
The Ministry of Defense has with immediate effect put on hold its notice of eviction to inhabitants of the 72nd Camp Ramrod Barracks in Paynesvil ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency