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Liberia’s President Will Not Extend Ebola State Of Emergency; Disease Hits Country’s Food Supply

News outlets report on the Ebola situation in Liberia.

Reuters: Liberia won’t extend Ebola state of emergency, says president
“Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Thursday she would not seek an extension to a state of emergency imposed in August over Ebola, which has hit the country harder than any other this year…” (Giahyue et al., 11/13).

Washington Post: As Ebola takes lives in Liberia, it leaves hunger in its wake
“The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 2,830 Liberians and collapsed the country’s health care system, is also attacking Liberia’s food supply, bringing intermittent hunger to a wide swath of this country even as its 4.1 million people try to survive the epidemic…” (Bernstein, 11/12).

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