During Liberia Visit, U.S. HHS Secretary Price Praises Country For ‘Remarkable Cooperation’ During West African Ebola Outbreak

Associated Press: U.S. health secretary visits Liberia, where Ebola killed 4,800
“U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Thursday made his first trip overseas to Liberia, the West African country where Ebola killed more than 4,800 people. Price praised Liberia for its ‘remarkable cooperation’ on health care issues. The U.S. sent troops into the country to intervene to help stop the outbreak, which killed more than 11,300 people, mostly in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. … Price, who did not address the latest outbreak, … promised to highlight the U.S.-Liberia partnership that helped defeat Ebola when he attends the upcoming G20 health summit in Berlin…” (Paye-Layleh, 5/19).

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