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Ebola Outbreak Will Affect African Economy, Politics For Years, Experts Say

Foreign Policy: Ebola Wreaking Havoc on African Economy
“The death toll in the worst Ebola outbreak in history topped more than 1,200 as of Tuesday, according to the World Health Organization. The good news is that, for now, new cases appear to be limited to Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria. The bad news is that even if the outbreak doesn’t spread beyond West Africa, the economic and political fallout in this fragile part of the world will likely last years, experts said…” (Francis, 8/19).

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