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Peace Corps removing volunteers amid Ebola outbreak
Peace Corps removing volunteers amid Ebola outbreak

The Peace Corps is removing more than 300 of its volunteers from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea as an Ebola outbreak that has left hundreds dead worsens in West Africa. In a statement issued Wednesday, the Peace Corps said it is temporarily removing volunteers from the affected countries. It did not offer a possible return date.  A Peace Corps spokeswoman also said Wednesday that two of its volunteers have been quarantined after coming in contact with an Ebola victim who later died. The news came just days after two American charity workers contracted the disease in Monrovia, the Liberian capital. Patrick Sawyer, a 40-year-old consultant with the Liberian government, was...

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