Obama to meet Liberian president on Ebola recovery

The president of Ebola-ravaged Liberia will visit the White House on February 27, as her recovering nation embarks on an ambitious goal of reducing infections to zero.

The White House said Friday that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf — a rare female African leader who came to power in 2006 — will meet US President Barack Obama at the White House to discuss Ebola response and the grueling task of economic recovery.

"President Sirleaf's visit comes at a time of critical cooperation between the United States and Liberia," Obama's office said in a statement. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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