Liberia: Special Statement By President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf On Additional Measures in the Fight against the Ebola Viral Disease

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

 Monrovia — My fellow citizens: Today, in continuation of our efforts to combat the deadly Ebola virus, I am pleased to launch the National Action Plan presented by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in partnership with the World Health Organization. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Given the multi-dimensional efforts, including local, regional and More...

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