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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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