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Guinea declares emergency as W.Africa awaits Ebola drug

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Guinea declared an Ebola outbreak that has killed 377 in the nation a "health emergency" and more flights from hard-hit west African countries were cancelled as the region awaited shipments of experimental vaccine. 

Sierra Leone medical clinical officers check on arriving passengers by taking their temperature on August 12, 2014 at the International Airport in Freetown

Guinean President Alpha Conde on Wednesday announced a series of measures including strict controls at border points, travel restrictions and a ban on moving bodies "from one town to another until the end of the epidemic".

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