Liberian President Says U.S., U.N. Grim Ebola Forecasts Wrong, Epidemic Stabilizing

News outlets report on comments the Liberian president made during a FRANCE 24 interview, saying that U.S. and U.N. Ebola estimates were wrong and the Ebola crisis is stabilizing in the country.

FRANCE 24: Exclusive: Liberian president dismisses grim Ebola forecast
“In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Wednesday blasted the U.S. health agency and the World Health Organization (WHO) for their latest estimates on the expected number of new Ebola cases. The Liberian leader said that an estimate released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week was flat-out wrong…” (10/1).

Reuters: Ebola stabilizing in Liberia, doomsday forecasts wrong — president
“Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the Ebola crisis is stabilizing in her country and new data will soon prove that warnings from U.S. and U.N. experts of tens of thousands of cases were ‘simply wrong’…” (Lewis, 10/2).

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