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At risk of Ebola, Liberia's top doctor quarantines herself
At risk of Ebola, Liberia's top doctor quarantines herself

Liberia's chief medical officer has quarantined herself for three weeks and ordered her entire office to do the same after an assistant died of Ebola. Dr. Bernice Dahn had no symptoms. But her move to quarantine her office was in line with a government policy on containing the crisis. In crowded, jostling communities of the capital, Monrovia, the government’s 21-day quarantine rule is mostly ignored. After Dahn’s assistant died, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare stopped working Thursday to allow sprayers to decontaminate the building. "Of course we made the rule, so I am home for 21 days. I did it on my own. I told my office staff to stay at home for the...

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