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WHO declares Ebola epidemic over as Liberia gets the all-clear but warns of more flare-ups

Girls washing their hands as part of Ebola prevention methods in Paynesville, Liberia, on Nov 24.


THE World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Thursday that the Ebola epidemic which has ravaged West Africa for two years is over after Liberia, the last affected country, received the all-clear.

"Today the World Health Organization declares the end of the most recent