Liberia urges sexual caution to beat Ebola outbreak

March 30, 2015 3:13 AM

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Liberia urges sexual caution to beat Ebola outbreak

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia called upon Ebola survivors on Sunday to extend a period of sexual abstinence or protected sex beyond an already advised three months following their recovery, amid fears the country's latest case may have resulted from sexual transmission.

The West African nation suffered a setback in its efforts to end a year-long outbreak of the disease earlier this month when it recorded its first new case of Ebola in several weeks.

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