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Liberia quarantines 50,000 in slum to contain spread of Ebola

A Liberian Army soldier, part of the Ebola Task Force, enforces a quarantine Wednesday on the West Point slum of Monrovia, Liberia. Over the weekend, residents angry about the placement of an Ebola center in the area attacked the facility, chasing away sick patients and carrying off bloody sheets and other, possibly contaminated items.

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A Liberian Army soldier, part of the Ebola Task Force, enforces a quarantine Wednesday on the West Point slum of Monrovia, Liberia. Over the weekend, residents angry about the placement of an Ebola center in the area attacked the facility, chasing away sick patients and carrying off bloody sheets and other, possibly contaminated items.

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