Liberian President Sirleaf Thanks Americans For Ebola Response As U.S. Military Officially Ends Mission

Agence France-Presse: Liberia leader thanks U.S. as Ebola mission ends
“Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf paid emotional tribute to the American people on Thursday as the United States formally wound up its successful five-month mission to combat the West African nation’s Ebola outbreak…” (Biddle, 2/26).

Agence France-Presse: Ebola-hit Liberia no longer America’s forgotten stepchild
“As Liberia’s president visits the U.S. Senate on Thursday to thank Americans for their pivotal role in the Ebola recovery, she will reflect on a sometimes fractious relationship spanning two centuries…” (Taggart, 2/25).

Reuters: U.S. military ends Ebola mission in Liberia
“The United States military officially ended a mission to build treatment facilities to combat an Ebola outbreak in Liberia on Thursday, months earlier than expected, in the latest indication that a year-long epidemic in West Africa is waning…” (Giahyue, 2/26).