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UN battles 'exceptional' Ebola outbreak

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MONROVIA - The United Nations vowed Saturday to play a "strong role" in helping Liberia and its neighbours fight the deadly outbreak of Ebola in west Africa, which it said could take months to bring it under control. 

An MSF medical worker feeds an Ebola child victim at an MSF facility in Kailahun, on August 15, 2014

Liberia has been particularly hard hit by the epidemic that has swept relentlessly across the region since March, accounting for almost half of the 1,427 deaths.

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