Liberia

4.5.18

A Photographer's Reflections on Capturing the World's Worst Conflict Zones

Japanese photographer Ryo Kameyama​ lost his sight in his left eye documenting the conflict in Palestine's Gaza Strip.

10.17.17

The Youngest Player Starting in MLS: The 16 Project

Alphonso Davies has come a long way in a short time. Born at a refugee camp to parents fleeing civil war in Liberia, he walked onto the pitch in Vancouver 15 years later as the second youngest MLS player ever.

10.30.16

Photos from a Fun Day Out with the Masonic Order of Liberia

Photographer Conor Beary ended up in Monrovia, visiting his girlfriend's family, and wound up with an invite to a largely secretive annual celebration.

8.22.16

Openly Gay Soccer Player Seized in Sweden for Deportation to Liberia, Where Gay Sex is Illegal

Andrew Nagbe now faces the possibility of deportation to his home country on August 23, where it is still illegal to be openly gay.

9.8.15

Scientists Strand Chimps on Remote Archipelago

The New York Blood Center, a prominent blood bank that usually spends its time saving lives and trying to cure diseases, recently abandoned dozens of research chimps on a chain of islands in Liberia.

12.5.14

I Asked an Expert Which Gross Diseases I Should Panic About

"One of the scariest threats to me is pandemic flu."

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11.5.14

Disease Without Borders: On the Front Lines of the Fight Against Ebola

Liberia is woefully unprepared to deal with the logistics necessary to stop the spread of the disease.

11.4.14

What Life Is Like for Liberians Dealing with the Ebola Outbreak

I wanted to know how people in Monrovia (where the ebola outbreak has hit hardest) are coping, so I checked in with my old friend Segbe Nyanfor, a human rights activist and long-time resident.

10.27.14

I Was a Psychologist at an Ebola Treatment Center in Liberia

"I wouldn’t say I was brave. Or, maybe it is bravery, but the most important thing in my mind is to look objectively at the risks and decide whether or not you think you could help."

10.14.14

Ebola Isn't a Medical Problem, It's a People Problem

You can create the most sophisticated medicines and vaccines in the universe, but none of that matters if most countries can’t afford them—or even afford to train doctors in the first place.

10.9.14

The Fight Against Ebola

As President Barack Obama announced that he would be sending American military personnel to West Africa to help combat the epidemic, VICE News traveled to Liberia to spend time with those on the front lines of the outbreak.

10.8.14

The Fight Against Ebola

VICE News went to a Liberian hospital that's been turned into a de facto treatment center fo the disease and dropped in on Doctors Without Borders.

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