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Liberia imposes Ebola quarantine and curfew in a Monrovia slum

Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum in Monrovia that is home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital. Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf announced a curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Security forces also will be ensuring that no one enters or leaves West Point, a slum in the capital where angry residents attacked an Ebola observation center over the weekend. Johnson-Sirleaf declared a state of emergency early this month. "We have been unable to control the spread due to continued denials, cultural burying practices, disregard for the advice of...

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