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WHO Says Ebola Is Now A 'Public Health Emergency Of International Concern'

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A 19-year-old woman talks with nurse Valeria Zafisoa at a traveling contraception clinic in eastern Madagascar run by the British nonprofit group Marie Stopes International. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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A police officer stands guard at a cemetery in Butembo during a funeral for people who died of Ebola. Many burial teams in Democratic Republic of the Congo have been attacked by hostile residents. John Wessels /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Urgent Mystery: Who's Attacking Ebola Responders In Congo — And Why?

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Why The Ebola Outbreak In The Democratic Republic Of Congo Keeps Getting Worse

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Health workers marched in Butembo on Wednesday to protest the violence they're facing. The demonstration comes in the wake of an attack last Friday in which an epidemiologist from Cameroon was shot and killed. Al-hadji Kudra Maliro/AP hide caption

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Why Health Workers In The Ebola Hot Zone Are Threatening To Strike

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Doctors In Congo Threaten To Strike If Ebola Attacks Continue

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Armed Groups Are Attacking Health Workers Responding To Ebola Outbreak

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A police officer stands guard by a window riddled with bullet holes in an Ebola treatment center in Butembo, a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The center has been attacked twice in the last month. John Wessels/Getty Images hide caption

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Ebola Responders Face 2 Problems. The Solution To One Could Make The Other Worse

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Health Workers In Congo Face Violent Threats In Addition To Ebola

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Assailants set fire to an Ebola treatment center run by Doctors Without Borders in Katwa, a rural suburb in Democratic Republic of the Congo, on February 25. Lauris Bonnaud/Reuters hide caption

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Why Doctors Without Borders Is Suspending Work In The Ebola Epicenter In Congo

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Producer Melissa Berton (center) and director Rayka Zehtabchi (right) accept an Oscar for their documentary 'Period. End of Sentence.' Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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A medical worker puts on protective gear at an Ebola treatment center in Beni in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Officials want to train workers at all health facilities to take precautions. John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Does Ebola Keep Spreading In Congo? Here's A Major Clue

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AIDS activist group ACT UP organized numerous protests on Wall Street in the 1980s. The group's tactics helped speed the process of finding an effective treatment for AIDS. Tim Clary/AP hide caption

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How To Demand A Medical Breakthrough: Lessons From The AIDS Fight

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A Senegalese woman wears clothing and gold jewelry inspired by the fashions of the country's powerful signares -- women who lived in the 18th and 19th century. The photo is featured in the exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art. Fabrice Monteiro/Mariane Ibrahim Gallery hide caption

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Senegal's Stunning Gold Jewelry ... And The Controversial Women Who Wore It

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