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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Photos of the Day: July 31, 2014

A photograph made available on July 31, 2014 shows a Liberian typist at work using gloves as a protective measure to avoid the deadly Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia July 30, 2014. Many Liberians have taken to wearing gloves and washing hands after every interaction in an attempt to curb the spread of the deadly virus. Over 672 people have died of Ebola in West Africa in 2014 making it the world's deadliest outbreak to date according to statistics from the United Nations. Liberia has closed most of its border entry points with only a few remaining operational and quarantined certain communities in an attempt to curb the spread with two major West African airlines also cancelling flights in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.