Liberian President Acknowledges Shortcomings In Nation’s Ebola Response

New York Times: Liberian Leader Concedes Errors in Response to Ebola
“The president of Liberia acknowledged on Wednesday that she had erred in ordering a tough security crackdown at the height of the Ebola crisis last year, describing the deadly virus as an ‘unknown enemy’ that had frightened her. The president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel peace laureate, said that in hindsight, her deployments of troops and police officers to seal off a vast neighborhood in her nation’s capital … had been counterproductive…” (Gladstone, 3/11).

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