Sunday, February 21, 2016

WHO declares world’s worst ever Ebola outbreak over

World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that the Ebola epidemic that has ravaged West Africa for two years was over after Liberia, the last affected country, received the all-clear.
  • One of the most feared diseases in the world, Ebola killed more than 11,000 people across West-Africa after it surfaced in Southern Guinea in December 2013.
Liberia, the country worst hit by the outbreak with 4,800 deaths, discharged its last two patients from hospital, the father and younger brother of a 15-year-old victim.
Keys Liberia:
  • Capital – Monrovia
  • Currency – Liberian dollar
  • President – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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