Liberia's US-Built Ebola Treatment Centers Stand Empty; Critics Say Response To Outbreak Came Too Late

January 19, 2015 4:26 PM

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Liberia's US-Built Ebola Treatment Centers Stand Empty; Critics Say Response To Outbreak Came Too Late

As the Ebola outbreak begins to slow in Liberia, several treatment centers built by the U.S. government are now nearly empty. Some of the facilities haven’t seen a single patient infected with the virus, according to a report from the Washington Post.

The U.S. committed around 3,000 troops to West Africa last September to help combat the spread of Ebola, which has now claimed nearly 8,500 lives in the worst-ever outbreak of the deadly virus. The construction of several treatment centers by the task force was seen as a crucial step against the epi...

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