May 9, 2015 in History


The World Health Organization declares Liberia free of the Ebola virus after a period of 42 days with no new cases, which is twice the normal quarantine duration; over 4,700 people perished in the nation during the epidemic

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1914 President Wilson proclaims Mother's Day
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