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Ebola spreads in Nigeria; toll from West African outbreak tops 1,900
Ebola spreads in Nigeria; toll from West African outbreak tops 1,900

A doctor in Nigeria continued to treat patients after developing symptoms of Ebola and may have exposed scores of people to the deadly virus, the United Nations health organization warned Tuesday, raising fears that the outbreak could escalate in Africa's most populous country. Nigeria has so far avoided the heavy caseloads that have beset three other West African nations, where the death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak on record has surpassed 1,900, according to the World Health Organization. "This Ebola epidemic is the largest and most severe and most complex we have ever seen," said Dr. Margaret Chan, the WHO's director general, at a news briefing in Washington....

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