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Ebola Loosens Its Grip On Liberia07:58

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Ebola is loosening its grip on Liberia. The World Health Organization says the number of new cases of the virus has been dropping for weeks.

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf aims to have no new cases of Ebola in Liberia by Christmas, but officials are urging Liberians to stay committed to eradicating the disease.

NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton talks to Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson from Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, about how things are improving across the country, and the enduring intensity of the outbreak in Sierra Leone.


This segment aired on December 12, 2014.

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