Worried Liberians queued at banks and stocked up on food after the country's president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announced a 90-day state of emergency to fight the deadly Ebola Virus.
Lining up in the countries capital Monrovia, many were worried about the new measures which allow the government to curtail civil rights and police can impose quarantines on badly affected communities to try to contain the epidemic.
Civil servant Cephus Togba said: "Everyone is afraid this morning. Big and small they are all panicking. Everyone is stocking up the little they have."
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