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US envoy Samantha Power hails West Africa Ebola progress

The US has praised Ebola-hit West African nations and foreign donors for their efforts in tackling the outbreak.

Speaking on a visit to the region, US envoy to the United Nations, Samantha Power, said Liberia and Sierra Leone had hugely increased the number of safe burials - one of the main ways the virus is transmitted.

"My main message to the Liberian people on behalf of President Obama, is that we will beat this,'' she said.

  • 29 Oct 2014
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