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Ebola outbreak: Health team ‘held captive’ in Guinea

Officials in Guinea say a team of health workers and journalists who were trying to raise awareness about Ebola may have been kidnapped. The team of six went missing after being attacked on Tuesday in a village near the southern city of Nzerekore. Reports say a Guinean delegation to find them, led by the health minister, has been unable to ...

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World Health Organization says Ebola virus could infect 20,000 before outbreak is over

The worst Ebola outbreak in history is only getting worse. The World Health Organization said on Thursday that the outbreak that has ravaged West Africa could infect 20,000 people before it is over. With 1,552 deaths recorded so far, the virus is certain to claim more lives than all of the previous Ebola outbreaks combined. At least 3,069 people are believed ...

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