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Peace Corps evacuates west Africa volunteers due to Ebola threat

Posted on AllSides July 30th, 2014
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Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa are stepping up precautions against the deadly Ebola virus as local and international health officials struggle to bring the outbreak under control. The Peace Corps announced Wednesday it was removing hundreds of its volunteers from the region.
The Peace Corps said 340 workers would temporarily leave Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three countries primarily affected by the outbreak.
Two volunteers on the continent were isolated after coming in contact with someone who later died of the virus, a spokeswoman told CNN....

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