Watch closely and explain frequently: Liberia's Ebola lessons

March 13, 2015 6:45 PM

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MONROVIA/DAKAR (Reuters) - Seven months after Ebola paralysed Liberia's capital, Friday marked 21 days since the country registered a case of the virus - offering lessons to its neighbors on the importance of surveillance and education in beating the deadly epidemic.

At the peak of Liberia's outbreak, the world watched in alarm as patients died on the pavement outside hospitals in the capital Monrovia while the government failed to build treatment centers and recruit staff fast enough.

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