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Workers with the aid group Doctors Without Borders prepare a new Ebola treatment center near Monrovia, Liberia, on Sunday. The facility has 120 beds, making it the largest Ebola isolation clinic in history. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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How Much Bigger Is The Ebola Outbreak Than Official Reports Show?

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Kenyan health officials take the temperatures of passengers arriving at the Nairobi airport on Thursday. Kenya has no reported cases of Ebola, but it's a transportation hub and so is on alert. Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Virtual Outbreak Offers Hints Of Ebola's Future

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Health workers prepare to bury a woman who died of the Ebola in Foya, Liberia, in July. Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Atlanta Doctors Gear Up To Treat Two Ebola Patients

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Medical workers treat Ebola patients at the Eternal Love Winning Africa hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Three workers at the hospital, including Dr. Kent Brantly (left), have tested positive for Ebola. Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse hide caption

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American Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life

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Dr. Kent Brantly (right) of Samaritan's Purse gives orders to treat Ebola patients through the doorway of the isolation ward in Monrovia, Liberia. Courtesy of Samaritan's Purse hide caption

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Government health workers administer blood tests to check for the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 25. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In West Africa, Officials Target Ignorance And Fear Over Ebola

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Medical workers with the nonprofit Doctors Without Borders treat a patient for Ebola in Gueckedou, Guinea. Despite their protective gear, the workers try to maintain human contact with patients by talking with them and getting close enough to look into their eyes. Sylvain Cherkaoui/Cosmos hide caption

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Lack of awareness about Ebola has fueled the outbreak in West Africa. Here, two Liberian women in Lofa read a pamphlet about how to prevent the spread of the virus. Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA/Landov hide caption

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