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Liberia doctors strike, UN warns of food shortages due to Ebola Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Scores of healthcare workers at Liberia's main hospital have gone on strike over unpaid wages, complicating the fight against the world's worst Ebola epidemic that the U.S. disease prevention chief said was spiralling out of control.  Full Article

 
MSF calls for military medics to help tackle West Africa Ebola Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders must immediately deploy civilian and military medical teams to fight the world’s biggest outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, the head of an international medical charity said in New York on Tuesday.  Full Article  

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Death toll from Congo Ebola outbreak rises to 31 Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The death toll from an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Djera region of northern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 31, the government said on Tuesday, as the World Health Organization confirmed there was no link with an epidemic in West Africa.  Full Article  

 
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