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Ebola on the streets: CBC's Adrienne Arsenault in Monrovia

Life in Monrovia is rapidly changing, now that Ebola has struck so savagely, and CBC senior correspondent Adrienne Arsenault is there to report on the impact of the virus on the crowded capital city of Liberia.

Everyday life is changing as people avoid contact that might allow virus to pass from hand to hand

Monrovia, 1st city to cope with Ebola

8 years ago
Duration 1:52
City's cramped taxi's mean Ebola gets driven all over town. Liberia's famous greeting hugs are gone, you get an elbow tap now

Life in Liberia's crowded capital city of Monrovia is rapidly changing, now that Ebola has struck so savagely.

There are no more elaborate Liberian handshakes and big hugs, the CBC's senior correspondent Adrienne Arsenault reports.

Instead, people just bump elbows to avoid any contact that might allow the virus to pass from hand to hand.

Watch Arsenault's report from the city streets of Monrovia.

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