Ebola crisis: Liberia reopens borders, lifts curfew

February 23, 2015 2:42 AM

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Ebola crisis: Liberia reopens borders, lifts curfew

(CNN)Liberia reopened its land border crossings shut down during the Ebola outbreak, a positive sign in a nation that was the epicenter of the deadly virus.

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also lifted a nationwide curfew imposed in August to help combat the virus. Her orders, which went into effect Sunday, come the same week schools reopened after a five-month hiatus.

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