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Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]
Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]

Like many Americans, we in Maryland have watched and listened to the graphic daily news stories chronicling Ebola's escalating devastation in Liberia and other West African nations. Our hearts break as we witness the deaths of innocent Liberians and courageous health-care providers. And we wonder: How can one of the world's poorest countries, whose people and infrastructure remain devastated from over a decade of civil war, hold up against the ferocity of the worst Ebola epidemic ever? What can be done to help strengthen and encourage the people, build up the systems and staff and provide equipment necessary to defeat this predator soon, before its appetite grows out of...