In 3 weeks Liberia recorded 91 new ebola cases, Sierra Leone had 979

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Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in Accra, Ghana
Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in Accra, Ghana
Liberia’s Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf with Sierra Leone’s President Koroma in Accra, Ghana 2012 (Credit: SwitSalone)

As her country records a 21-day low of just 91 ebola cases, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced that schools will reopen in Liberia on February 2.  In light of the positive ebola outcome there since November, the US  will reduce its troops on the ground by half.

Cumulative Ebola Cases December 2014 over 21 days Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea

Meanwhile in Sierra Leone UNMEER announced that the country recorded 979 new cases in the last 21 days making the Western Area and Northern parts of the country the epicenter of the disease.

According to the WHO 8,153 people have died among 20,656 known ebola cases in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Read Latest WHO Ebola Situation Report