Liberia has upper hand over Ebola but support must continue: president

November 19, 2014 3:07 PM

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Liberia has upper hand over Ebola but support must continue: president

DAKAR (Reuters) - Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Wednesday that her government has the upper hand in the fight against Ebola, but warned international partners against complacency or any reduction in their support.

Liberia's death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak on record is higher than any other country at over 2,800. But the World Health Organization said last week that the number of new cases there is beginning to slow, and Liberia is not extending its state of emergency imposed to fight the disease.

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