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Obama Commends U.S. Role In Liberian Ebola Outbreak, As Sirleaf Johnson Requests Continued Assistance In White House Meeting

The Hill: Obama touts Ebola progress with Liberian president
“President Obama touted progress on stopping Ebola in a meeting with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Friday. The number of cases has fallen 95 percent from its peak, down to a ‘handful’ a week, Obama said…” (Sullivan, 2/27).

New York Times: Liberia’s President Urges U.S. to Continue Ebola Aid
“…In a meeting at the White House with President Obama, Ms. Johnson Sirleaf asked for help with power projects to keep the country’s hospitals and new treatment centers running, for clean water and sanitation facilities to stop the disease from spreading, and for road construction to make it easier for sick people in rural areas to get to hospitals…” (Cooper, 2/27).

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