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Health workers in Sierra Leone risk lives to battle Ebola

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August 18, 2014
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Sierra Leone has lost 32 nurses since the end of May to the Ebola virus, an epidemic that's now claimed 1,145 lives in west Africa. Duration: 02:14 Video provided by AFP


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