With Ebola Waning, New Case In Liberia Concerns Officials

March 21, 2015 6:53 PM

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Liberian officials have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the country, dashing hopes that the deadly epidemic of the disease that began last year had finally been extinguished.

Authorities in the West African nation, which has borne the brunt of the deaths in the current outbreak – 4,200 of the approximately 10,000 who have died in the region – had hoped that a patient discharged on March 5 would be the last.

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