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Ebola Has Devastating Impact on Children in Liberia

The United Nations Children’s Fund reports the Ebola crisis in Liberia is having a devastating health, psychological, and social impact on children. UNICEF warns the deadly Ebola outbreak is threatening to wipe out all of the hard-earned gains for children in the country.  When Liberia emerged from years of civil war in 2003, the under-five child mortality rate stood at 110 per 1,000 live births. The U.N. Children’s Fund reports that number decreased to 75 per 1,000 live births by...

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