Survivor credits Ebola drug

Make more for Africa, she urges; Liberian slum reopened

Posted: August 31, 2014 at 5:32 a.m.

People celebrate the reopening of the West Point slum area of Monrovia, Liberia. The slum had been quarantined by security forces in a bid to control the spread of Ebola.

A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after authorities reopened a slum that had been barricaded for more than a week to try to contain the disease.

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