A Liberian nurse disinfects a looted mattress taken from the MV Massaquoi Elementary school which was used as an Ebola isolation unit in West Point, Monrovia, Liberia, 19 August 2014. The School was temporarily being used as an isolation unit for Ebola victims when it was attacked and looted on the weekend. Residents of the West Point slum near the capital Monrovia, broke into a quarantine centre on 16 August, and freed the patients, who were suspected of being infected with the virus. All 37 Ebola patients who fled the isolation ward in Liberia, have been returned to a clinic, Information Minister Lewis Brown said on 19 August. They were transferred to a newly-established Ebola treatment centre at the John F. Kennedy Hospital in Monrovia, Brown said. The World Health Organization (WHO) has said the number of deaths from Ebola has risen to 1,229 in West Africa. (Photo by Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA)

 

Liberians read the ‘Daily Talk Chalk Board’ headline story on the contributions between China and the USA to Liberia to combat the deadly Ebola virus in the country, Monrovia, Liberia, 19 August 2014. (Photo by Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA)
The Liberian commissioner of West Point, Miatta Flowers (C) is evacuated by community leaders and security forces after he home was beseiged by angry protestors in West Point, Monrovia, Liberia, 20 August 2014. Residents of West Point protested against government’s decision to quarantine the slum area of West Point in order to contain the spread of Ebola. The quartine in West Point and a national curfew are the most recent measures imposed by government in the fight to curb the spread. (Photo by Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA)
A Liberian boy reacts after being injured during clashes with Liberian security forces in the West Point area of Monrovia, Liberia, 20 August 2014. Residents were protesting against government’s decision to quarantine the slum area of West Point in order to contain the spread of Ebola. (Photo by Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA)
A picture taken on August 19, 2014 in Monrovia show an Ebola information billboard displayed near the John F Kennedy memorial medical centre where 17 Ebola patients, who had fled an attack on their clinic, were transferred to. Their disappearance had raised fears of a nightmare scenario of people with the highly contagious disease wandering the city where unburied corpses have lain abandoned in the streets. Heavily-armed Liberian soldiers and police surrounded an Ebola-hit neighbourhood of the capital Monrovia on August 20 after a curfew was declared, triggering fury among the trapped local residents. Four residents of a quarantined Monrovia Ebola-hit slum in were injured on in clashes with police and soldiers sent in to seal off the area. (Photo by Zoom Dosso/AFP Photo)
Mattresses looted from an Ebola isolation center, according to local residents, float in a seaside dump in the West Point slum on August 19, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. The mattresses and contaminated medical supplies were looted from the facility after it was overrun by a mob on Saturday. The Ebola virus has killed more than 1,000 people in four African nations, with more in Liberia  than any other country. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Mattresses looted from an Ebola isolation center, according to local residents, float in a seaside dump in the West Point slum on August 19, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. The mattresses and contaminated medical supplies were looted from the facility after it was overrun by a mob on Saturday. The Ebola virus has killed more than 1,000 people in four African nations, with more in Liberia than any other country. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Local residents dress a sick Saah Exco, 10, after bathing him in a back alley of the West Point slum on August 19, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. According to communitey organizer John Saah Mbayoh, Saah’s mother died of suspected but untested Ebola in West Point before he was brought to the isolation center the evening of August 13. He came with his brother, Tamba, 6, aunt Ma Hawa, and cousins. His brother died on August 15 at the center. Saah fled the center the August 15 with several other patients before it was overrun on August 16 by a mob. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
A man walks past a sick Saah Exco, 10, in a back alley of the West Point slum on August 19, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. According to communitey organizer John Saah Mbayoh, Saah’s mother died of suspected but untested Ebola in West Point before he was brought to the isolation center the evening of August 13. He came with his brother, Tamba, 6, aunt Ma Hawa, and cousins. His brother died on August 15 at the center. Saah fled the center the August 15 with several other patients before it was overrun on August 16 by a mob. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
A Liberian Army soldier, part of the Ebola Task Force, beats a local resident while enforcing a quarantine on the West Point slum on August 20, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. The government ordered the quarantine of West Point, a congested seaside slum of 75,000, on Wednesday, in an effort to stop the spread of the virus in the capital city. Liberian soldiers were also sent in to the seaside favela to extract West Point Commissioner Miata Flowers and her family members after residents blamed the government for setting up a holding center for suspected Ebola patients to be set up in their community. A mob overran and closed the facility on August 16. The military also began enforcing a quarrantine on West Point, a congested slum of 75,000, fearing a spread of the epidemic. The Ebola virus has killed more than 1,200 people in four African nations, more in Liberia than any other country. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Members of the Church of Aladura pray on the beach on August 20, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. They said they were praying for God to rescue Liberia from its current crisis. The Ebola virus has killed more than 1,200 people in four African nations, with more in Liberia than any other country. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
A boy rakes feces into a hole on the beach in the West Point slum on August 19, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. With a population of 75,000 people in a small area with poor sanitation, sickness is common in the township. A holding center in West Point for people suspected of having the Ebola virus was overrun and shut down by a crowd on August 16. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
A picture taken on August 19, 2014 in Monrovia show an Ebola information billboard displayed near the John F. Kennedy memorial medical centre where 17 Ebola patients, who had fled an attack on their clinic, were transferred to. Their disappearance had raised fears of a nightmare scenario of people with the highly contagious disease wandering the city where unburied corpses have lain abandoned in the streets. Heavily-armed Liberian soldiers and police surrounded an Ebola-hit neighbourhood of the capital Monrovia on August 20 after a curfew was declared, triggering fury among the trapped local residents. Four residents of a quarantined Monrovia Ebola-hit slum in were injured on in clashes with police and soldiers sent in to seal off the area. The World Health Organization, on August 19, said the tropical virus had killed 84 people in just three days, a surge that has pushed the overall death toll from the west African outbreak to 1,229. (Photo by Zoom Dosso/AFP Photo)

 

Members of Liberia’s Ebola Task Force ride in the back of a pickup as they enforce a quarantine on the West Point slum on August 20, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

 

Local residents protest as Liberia’s Ebola Task Force enforce a quarantine on the West Point slum on August 20, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Residents from an area close to the West Point Ebola center, protest as they are not allowed to enter the area leading to their homes, after Liberia security forces blocked roads, as the government clamps down on the movement of people to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Security forces deployed Wednesday to enforce a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, stepping up the government’s fight to stop the spread of Ebola and unnerving residents. (Photo by Abbas Dulleh/AP Photo)
Liberia security forces blockade an area around the West Point Ebola center as the government clamps down on the movement of people to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, August 20, 2014. (Photo by Abbas Dulleh/AP Photo)
Children surround a man, left, that fell down while walking on a street suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, August 19, 2014. The World Health Organization says the outbreak has killed more than 1,200 people, while authorities struggle to contain its spread and treat the sick. (Photo by Abbas Dulleh/AP Photo)

 

 

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