Liberia’s president visits Seattle with thanks, warnings on Ebola

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visits Seattle for the first time to speak at biotech fund-raiser, discussed lessons learned from the deadly Ebola epidemic that devistated her country and the role of local biotechs and research centers in developing new vaccines and treatments for Ebola and other diseases.

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf thanks local donors, such as Paul Allen and The Gates Foundation, but cautions that future Ebola outbreaks could spread beyond Africa if health care doesn’t improve.

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