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A Liberian man pushes bread past a wall mural, part of a public-awareness program about the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia on Monday.
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A Liberian man pushes bread past a wall mural, part of a public-awareness program about the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia on Monday.

U.S. to assign 3,000 from military to fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic.

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