‘Merciless,’ spread of Ebola in Liberia must be stopped in its tracks, Security Council told

PHOTO CAPTION: Special Representative Karin Landgren briefs the Security Council on the spread of Ebola in Liberia. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

9 September 2014 – Liberia is facing its greatest threat since its years-long conflict, the Security Council was told today in a briefing that focused on the impact of the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which is responsible for at least 1,200 deaths in the country.

“The speed and scale of the loss of lives, and the economic, social, political and security reverberations of the crisis, are affecting Liberia profoundly,” Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Karin Landgren, told the Council. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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