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Infected Ebola patients flee after attack on Liberia clinic

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Seventeen Ebola patients in Liberia who fled from a guarantine centre after it was attacked by club-wielding youths were missing on Sunday, striking a fresh blow to efforts to contain the deadly virus. 

People walk under the rain by a school that was used as an isolation ward for Ebola patients on August 17, 2014 in the West Point district of Monrovia

The attack on the Monrovia centre late Saturday highlighted the challenge faced by health authorities battling the epidemic that has killed 1,145 people since it erupted in west Africa early this year, spreading panic among local populations.

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