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Ebola forces Liberia to shut border crossings

President orders most crossings closed and restricts public gatherings as worst outbreak in history continues to spread.

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Ebola can kill up to 90 percent of those who catch it [EPA]

Source: http://www.aljazeera.com/

The Liberian government has closed most of the West African nation’s border crossings and introduced stringent health measures to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed at least 660 people across the region.

The new measures announced by the government on Sunday came as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone struggle to contain the worst outbreak yet of the virus.

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