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In Journal Review, Experts Discuss Successes, Challenges In Controlling Liberian Ebola Epidemic

CIDRAP News: Experts say leadership, engagement were key to Ebola control in Liberia
“A review … of Liberia’s Ebola outbreak and the public health response to the event said no single factor explains the country’s control of the virus, but experts singled out six issues, including government leadership and community engagement. They also noted some shortcomings, including a lack of streamlining efforts. The international team, which includes officials from Liberia’s health ministry, the World Health Organization, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published its findings in an early online edition of Emerging Infectious Diseases…” (Schnirring, 11/9).