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Sheik Umar Khan becomes second specialist to die, as West Africa grapples with worst outbreak of virus on record.
President orders most crossings closed and restricts public gatherings as worst outbreak in history continues to spread.
High-profile Liberian doctor dies and two American aid workers, including a physician, are infected as crisis deepens.
Crackdown comes as Liberian authorities search for woman whose family removed her from hospital following diagnosis.
Nigerian officials confirm man quarantined after showing signs of virus at Lagos airport was infected with Ebola.
Man from Liberia in hospital with symptoms of disease, which has killed hundreds in West Africa in latest outbreak.
Top virologist Sheik Umar Khan has been hailed as a "national hero" for leading fight to control deadly outbreak.
Outbreak in nations including Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea has claimed 603 lives and continues to spread, WHO says.
World Health Organisation records 44 new cases and 21 deaths in region between July 6 and 8, taking total dead to 539.
Health ministers commit to better surveillance and increased local collaboration and engagement with global partners.
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Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
 
 
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