The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that Ebola-ravaged Liberia was once again free of the deadly virus, prompting muted celebrations in the capital Monrovia.
The west African nation, where thousands died at the height of the epidemic last year, has already been declared Ebola-free once before, in May, only to see the fever resurface six weeks later.
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“WHO declares Liberia free of Ebola virus transmission in the human population,” the UN health agency said in a statement.