General News

Breaking News

Im confident we can win the Ebola fight-Prez. Sirleaf

Jos Garneo Cephas
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

(elbcradio.com/Liberia/Nov.13, 2014)-President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has said she is confident that Liberia will win the fight against the Ebola disease.

President Sirleaf said: “I didn’t request for an extension of the State of Emergency from to the Legislature”.

President Sirleaf made the declarations Thursday November 13, 2014 in a brief address to the nation on the current Ebola situation.

She said:”this does not mean the fight against Ebola is over with. Today we all can be proud of progress being made in the fight towards Ebola”.

In continuation with other measures, President Sirleaf said every preventive measure put in place by health authorities will remain in enforced in accordance with the Public Health Law, while the curfew is hereby extended to 12: am.

President Sirleaf noted in her address that: “Some of our compatriots are still dying in some rural parts of the nation, therefore we cannot considered the fight of Ebola is over until we can totally eradicate the virus out of Liberia.

The Liberian Chief Executive said: “we will continue to fight as we are making gains but Liberia cannot be Ebola free until our neighboring countries (The Republic of Guinea and Sierra Leone) are freed”.

President Sirleaf noted in her address that: “Some of our compatriots are still dying in some rural parts of the nation, therefore we cannot considered the fight of Ebola is over until we can totally eradicate the virus out of Liberia.

She said since March 2014, the outbreak of Ebola in the nationwas killing many Liberiansbut government stood firmed and took the right action of which she cannot regret.

President Sirleaf also praised Liberians for listening and working with her in the fight, and international partners for coming in with the needed support from the world over to have the reduction in Ebola infection rate so far.

The strange Ebola disease was first entered West Africa through the Republic of Guinea, before the outbreak into Liberia’s Foya District, Lofa County in March2014 and spread.

About 5,000 people have died from the virus in the three high hit West African countries (Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea).

Until the recent WHO indication of the reduction rate of Ebola in Liberia to almost 2,000 Liberians including doctors and nurses (health workers) are said lost their lives to the Ebola.

 


Copyright 2012 Mylbsonline.com All Rights Reserved.