Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading




 
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Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading
 
July 28th, 2014  
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Topic: Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading


Liberia shuts border crossings, restricts gatherings to curb Ebola spreading
The Liberian government on Sunday closed most of the West African nation's border crossings and introduced stringent health measures to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed at least 660 people across the region. The new measures announced by the government on Sunday came as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone struggle to contain the worst outbreak yet of the virus. Speaking at a task force meeting, Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said the government is doing everything to fight the virus including inspecting and testing all outgoing and incoming passengers by Liberia's airport authority. "All borders of Liberia will be closed with the exception of major entry points.




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