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Liberians in Texas say they're being blamed for Ebola case
Liberians in Texas say they're being blamed for Ebola case

Carolyn Woahloe said what was on everyone’s mind: Some Texans are blaming her and fellow Liberians for the first Ebola case to be diagnosed in the U.S.  In the days since a Liberian named Thomas Eric Duncan traveled to the Dallas area from West Africa, became ill and eventually tested positive for the deadly virus that has killed thousands in that region, she and others have heard the whispers and taunts. “Go back to Liberia.” On Wednesday night, Woahloe, a registered nurse, appeared with several Liberian pastors and community leaders to spread the word: Please don’t blame Liberians. Woahloe said she got calls from at least two Liberian workers who...

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