Ebola outbreak worsens in West Africa

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In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, a health worker cleans his hands with chlorinated water before entering a Ebola screening tent, at the Kenema Government Hospital situated in the Eastern Province around 300 kilometer (186 miles) from the capital city of Freetown in Kenema, Sierra Leone. (AP Photo)

In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, a health worker cleans his hands with chlorinated water before entering a Ebola screening tent, at the Kenema Government Hospital situated in the Eastern Province around 300 kilometer (186 miles) from the capital city of Freetown in Kenema, Sierra Leone. (AP Photo)

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Doctor for tropical medicine Florian Steiner (R) and ward physician Thomas Klotzkowski step out of a disinfection chamber after cleaning their protective suits, at the quarantine station for patients with infectious diseases at the Charite hospital in Berlin. (REUTERS Photo)

Doctor for tropical medicine Florian Steiner (R) and ward physician Thomas Klotzkowski step out of a disinfection chamber after cleaning their protective suits, at the quarantine station for patients with infectious diseases at the Charite hospital in Berlin. (REUTERS Photo)

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A man takes shelter during a rain storm in Njala Giema, Sierra Leone, a village reportedly affected by Ebola. (AP Photo)

A man takes shelter during a rain storm in Njala Giema, Sierra Leone, a village reportedly affected by Ebola. (AP Photo)

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This photo taken Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, shows an empty ward after patients left while others are scared to be admitted as they fear contracting the Ebola virus at the Kenema Government Hospital situated in the Eastern Province around 300 km, (186 miles), from the capital city of Freetown in Kenema, Sierra Leone. (AP Photo)

This photo taken Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, shows an empty ward after patients left while others are scared to be admitted as they fear contracting the Ebola virus at the Kenema Government Hospital situated in the Eastern Province around 300 km, (186 miles), from the capital city of Freetown in Kenema, Sierra Leone. (AP Photo)

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Health workers in protective suits prepare to transfer the body of an Ebola victim to the morgue at the MSF Ebola treatment center in Kailahun, Sierra Leone. (AP Photo)

Health workers in protective suits prepare to transfer the body of an Ebola victim to the morgue at the MSF Ebola treatment center in Kailahun, Sierra Leone. (AP Photo)

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The unmade bed of Alhaji Abbah, who reportedly died of Ebola, in the village of Njala Giema, Sierra Leone. (AP Photo)

The unmade bed of Alhaji Abbah, who reportedly died of Ebola, in the village of Njala Giema, Sierra Leone. (AP Photo)

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