Liberians Hit the Streets for a Joyous "Goodbye Ebola" Party

A nation celebrates as The World Health Organization declares Liberia free from the deadly virus

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Liberians crowded the streets on Sunday with music, dance, and jubilant chants to celebrate the end of Ebola cases in the country. They held signs that bid goodbye to the deadly virus, which has claimed an estimated 4,700 people. The government declared the day a public holiday after the World Health Organization announced that 42 days had passed without a single new case.

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