Amanpour and Company

Former Liberian President Talks Global United Effort

Clip: 05/14/2020 | 2m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

It was only a few years ago that several countries in western Africa faced the deadly Ebola virus. The disease reached Texas before it was brought under control, thanks to a united global effort. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and was Liberia’s president during the Ebola outbreak. She joins the program to discuss the importance of international unity in fighting a virus.

Aired: 05/14/20

Rating: NR

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