CDC chief to Africans: Have hope

‘Good things happening’ in bid to curtail Ebola, Liberia told

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:27 a.m.

A water vendor, center, reads a warning on the door of a vehicle, left, regarding the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. The Ebola virus has the “upper hand” in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, a top American health official has said, but experts have the tools to stop it.(AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

MONROVIA, Liberia -- The Ebola virus still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to the hardest-hit countries.

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