CDC Wants All Suspected Coronavirus Cases In Liberia Identified And Placed In Isolation

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The United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) wants Liberian Health Authorities to identify all suspected cases of coronavirus and take them into isolation for testing.

The US-CDC said by doing so, the current Covid-19 situation in the Country will be put under control.

According to ELBC online, the organization’s Country Director Desmond Williams said treatment must also be initiated for the confirmed cases.

Dr. Williams also recommended active contact tracing for all contacts from the confirmed cases and quarantine them for 14-days.

He called on health authorities to deploy a strategy that will encourage Community – Government’s participation to stop the importation of Covid-19.

Meanwhile, Dr. Desmond Williams has pledged the support of the United States Center for Disease Control to defeat coronavirus in Liberia.

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Alphonso Toweh Alphonso has  been in the profession for over twenty years. He has worked for many international media outlets including: West Africa Magazine, Africa Week Magazine, African Observer and did occasional reporting for CNN, BBC World Service, Sunday Times, NPR, Radio Deutchewells, Radio Netherlands. He is the current correspondent for Reuters. Mr. Toweh holds first MA with honors in International Relations and a candidate for second master in International Peace studies and Conflict Resolution.
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