Berto Jongman: Liberia the Hidden Truth — Massive Disinformation About Ebola Harmful to Liberia’s Economy and Society

02 Infectious Disease
Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

Liberia: The Hidden Truth About Ebola

Helen Epstein

The New York Review of Books, 24 October 2014

EXTRACT

“The only way the economy can grow is through internal investment and foreign investment,” he explained. “There isn’t much internal investment because people are poor, so as minister, I worked hard to restore investor confidence in this country because it’s really our only hope.” With misinformation feeding a blaze of paranoia across the United States about this “African” disease, that one hope is threatened.

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Robert David Steele
Robert David Steele

ROBERT STEELE: I find the over-all thrust of the article quite helpful. What is missing is the why behind the weaponization of Ebola, and the apparent discovery of a diamond mine at Ebola’s ground zero, where the population has been removed and security troops are now “holding” the ground.” I have no direct knowledge, but I speculate, as a former intelligence officer, that 80% of the truth is yet to be had on all this.

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