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Ebola Deaths Of NGO Nurse In Sierra Leone, 6th Liberian Case In New Outbreak Show Epidemic Continues In West Africa

The Guardian: International Medical Corps nurse dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone
“A nurse working for the charity International Medical Corps has died of Ebola in Sierra Leone. The health worker, a Sierra Leonean national, worked at the Ebola treatment center in the coastal Kambia district on the border with Guinea, where there have been intermittent flare-ups of the disease…” (O’Carroll, 7/15).

Reuters: Liberia confirms new Ebola case as outbreak spreads
“A Liberian woman has died of Ebola in a hospital in Monrovia shortly after being admitted, becoming the sixth confirmed case of the virus since it resurfaced last month after a seven-week lull, a senior medical official said on Tuesday. The victim from Montserrado County, which contains Monrovia, is thought to be linked to the other five cases from neighboring Margibi County, where the disease reemerged…” (Toweh/Farge, 7/14).

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