Liberia closing most borders to stop the spread of ebola

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Liberia is closing down most of its borders and quarantining certain communities as it attempts to crack down on the spread of ebola within the region, which has so far killed over 670, including 129 people in Liberia alone, reports the Associated Press. The country’s president outlined on Sunday the new measures being put into place to restrict spread of the disease, which does not have a known cure. In addition to closing all but three of its border crossings and quarantining communities widely effected by the virus, the restrictions include limitations on public demonstrations and requirements that certain venues, such as restaurants, run a five-minute video on ebola.

The current ebola outbreak became the largest ever recorded over a…

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