Ebola outbreak subdues celebrations Eid in West African countries

October 4, 2014 2:01 PM

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In Sierra Leone, which has a sizable Muslim population, the United Council of Imams warned believers not to shake hands or embrace.

CONAKRY, GUINEA—The raging Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 3,400 people in West Africa cast a pall Saturday over celebrations in the region of Eid, one of Islam’s most important holidays.

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