Nigeria appears to contain Ebola outbreak, CDC says

October 1, 2014 4:05 AM

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NEW YORK — With quick and coordinated action by some of its top doctors, Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, appears to have contained its first Ebola outbreak, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

As the epidemic rages out of control in three nations a few hundred miles away, Nigeria is the only country to have an outbreak with hundreds of potential victims in a city with vast, teeming slums and yet beat it back.

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