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Liberia reports suspected Ebola outbreak unconnected to Guinea

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Liberia said on Thursday it was dealing with the first case of suspected Ebola to have originated within its own borders, unconnected to the epidemic raging in neighbouring Guinea. 

A medical aid worker is assisted with the disinfecting of his gloves at a centre for victims of the Ebola virus in Guekedou, Guinea on April 1, 2014

If confirmed, the case in the eastern town of Tapeta would mark a worrying development in the fight against Ebola, as cases so far have been attributed to people returning with the infection from Guinea, where 84 people have died.

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