Liberia suspends Ebola curfew to allow New Year's Eve church services

December 31, 2014 4:51 PM

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Liberia suspends Ebola curfew to allow New Year's Eve church services

Liberia's government has suspended for one night a curfew imposed to curb the spread of Ebola, so that New Year's Eve church services can go ahead, Deputy Information Minister Isaac Jackson said.

The government introduced the curfew in September at the height of an epidemic that has killed more than 3,400 people in Liberia and at least 4,400 more in Sierra Leone and Guinea, according to World Health Organisation figures.

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