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  • MSF moves on from Lofa County; Ebola's 'ground zero' in Liberia is under control

    http://www.liberianobserver.com/news...%E2%80%99-lofa
    MSF ‘Withdraws’ from Lofa
    Fri, 12/12/2014 - 01:22 admin
    As ‘Ebola Outbreak Contained;’ Moves to ‘Greater Unmet Needs’ Area
    By:
    Alaskai Moore Johnson, Observer Health Correspondent

    The Ebola outbreak situation is said to have now improved in Lofa County, Liberia’s Ebola ‘ground zero’. This disclosure was made Thursday by the medical charity group, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which has been in the forefront of the fight against the Ebola virus disease (EVD).

    MSF said because the situation has improved in Lofa, which was one of the hardest hit counties, they have decided to withdraw.

    The group also said that because “new actors” have arrived and ready to take over remaining activities and surveillance in the area, they decided to withdraw from Lofa County and redirect their efforts to areas with greater unmet needs, including supporting the health center so they can reopen...
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