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Ron Klain (left), then chief of staff for Vice President Joe Biden, talks with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse on Capitol Hill in December 2009.
October 17, 2014 President Obama has selected former White House adviser Ron Klain to coordinate the U.S. response to the deadly disease.
Nina Pham, 26, steps off a plane Thursday night at a municipal airport in Frederick, Md. An ambulance was waiting to take her to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.
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October 17, 2014 Nina Pham, 26, was filmed before being flown by executive jet from Dallas to Frederick, Md., and then transferred to the National Institutes of Health hospital in Bethesda on Thursday.
Ebola has spread through Monrovia, Liberia's congested capital city.
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September 5, 2014 Population growth, the cutting down of forests and increased mobility all contribute to the current crisis. "The virus hasn't changed," says one infectious disease expert. "Africa has changed."
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A UNICEF field worker talks to villagers in Liberia's Foya District about how to prevent Ebola disease.
June 20, 2014 The sheer number of places where Ebola is popping up — in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia — puts a strain on medical workers. They're still trying to control the outbreak that began in February.
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