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A group of people had fled isolation in a clinic in Monrovia on Saturday

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Ebola outbreak: 'Plague villages' set up to contain virus emulate methods of medieval Europe

Emergency measures implemented include medical roadblocks similar to those used against Black Death

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Human rights investigators believe 4,000 people have died in military custody

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Ebola outbreak: Fears as 'at least 20' patients flee Liberia quarantine clinic after protesters break down door and loot building

Blood-stained bedding was among items reportedly taken from the centre

Ebola outbreak: Millionaire preacher TB Joshua 'sends 4,000 bottles of holy water to Sierra Leone as cure'

Nigerian minister claims that the anointing water sent to Sierra Leone can also heal those with cancer and HIV

A Liberian health worker speaks with families in a classroom now used as an Ebola isolation ward in Monrovia, Liberia

Ebola outbreak: No accurate death toll as crisis 'runs out of control'

The Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,000 people in West Africa could last another six months, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said on Friday, and a medical worker acknowledged that the true death toll is unknown.

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Boko Haram fighters abduct dozens in village raid

Men and boys loaded into trucks and kidnapped by militants in remote Nigerian fishing village

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