Local Communities Played Large Role In Helping To Curb Ebola Epidemic

New York Times: As Ebola Ebbs in Africa, Focus Turns From Death to Life
“…Experts are trying to understand how the disease, which has defied the ominous predictions of the world’s top infectious disease researchers, appears to be extinguishing itself with surprising swiftness. … While many have emphasized the enormous assistance hauled into the region by the United States and international organizations, there is strong evidence, especially here in Monrovia, that the biggest change came from the precautions taken by residents themselves…” (Onishi et al., 1/31).