The Liberian government has closed all schools across the country and placed a number of communities in quarantine to attempt to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record spreading across West Africa.
All non-essential government workers have been placed on 30-day compulsory leave, while a security force has been dispatched to enforce the latest safety measures across the country.
As it reaches seven months since the Ebola outbreak started we take a look at the timeline of events leading up to the spread of the virus.
More than 100 British personnel are arriving in Sierra Leone to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Here's what else the UK is doing.
A man has been filmed helping an Ebola patient onto a plane without wearing any protective equipment.