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U.S. Secretary Of Health Price Speaks About Global Health Security During Visit To Liberia

Daily Observer: Trump’s Secretary of Health Visits Liberia
“The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Dr. Thomas Price, is currently in Liberia on a two-day visit. … Speaking shortly after arrival at the Roberts International Airport on May 17, Dr. Price said the visit is meant to ‘Deliver a message of support, appreciation, and commitment’ of the bilateral relation between the United States and Liberia. He added that Liberia has over the years worked tremendously and shown resilience in battling infectious diseases, including the devastating Ebola virus disease, and the U.S. [is] working together with Liberia through mutual cooperation to build the needed health system in the country…” (Sendolo, 5/18).

FrontPageAfrica: Trump’s Administration to Assist Liberia Build Resilient Health Sector
“… ‘Together we have much to be proud of, specifically Liberia’s progress in the ability to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats,’ Secretary Price [said]. ‘We are here this week to promote global health security and to express President Trump and his administration’s appreciation for this great work being done here in Liberia. We know that by ensuring that all countries around the world are better prepared to prevent, detect, respond to, and control disease outbreaks at the local level, we can reduce the threat of international health emergencies,’ said [the] U.S. secretary of HHS…” (Mbayo, 5/17).

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