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As Liberia Prepares To Be Declared Ebola-Free, Officials Caution Recovery Will Be Long Road

International Business Times: Ebola Outbreak In Liberia Almost Over, World Health Organization Says
“Liberia is just two days away from being officially free of the Ebola virus, but authorities warn the outbreak will have long-term consequences…” (Caulderwood, 5/7).

NPR: On Saturday, The Ebola Outbreak In Liberia Should Officially Be Over
“…[O]n Saturday, WHO officials and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will announce that Liberia is Ebola-free. NPR’s global health correspondent, Jason Beaubien, visited Liberia in August and October when Ebola was raging. He’s back in the country for this milestone day, and he spoke with us about the mood there…” (Silver, 5/7).

U.N. News Centre: Interview: as Liberia moves past Ebola ‘nightmare,’ security and political challenges still ahead, U.N. envoy cautions
“As Liberia bounces back from the ‘national nightmare’ of a devastating Ebola epidemic which claimed more than 4,000 lives, the country must also prepare for a series of future challenges — from the build-up of its security sector to the undertaking of critical presidential elections in 2017, according to Karin Landgren, the head of the United Nations Mission there (UNMIL)…” (5/6).

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