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October 28, 2014 1:26 AM

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Freetown, Sierra Leone: Health care workers who go to West Africa to fight Ebola must be welcomed home and nothing should be done to impede fighting the disease "at its source," the US ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday.

After an American doctor who was working in Guinea became ill on his return to New York, a handful of states are beginning to require returning doctors and nurses to quarantine themselves during the disease's incubation period, which can last up to 21 days. The US has also stepped up screening of tr...

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