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Senegal confirms its 1st Ebola case as epidemic spreads

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August 29, 2014
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The Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 1,500 people across West Africa spread to a fifth country in the region on Friday with the first confirmed case of the deadly virus in Senegal. Duration: 00:39 Video provided by AFP


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