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Ebola Wreaks Economic Woe In West Africa

A dog sleeps in a derelict building in central Kailahun, where the streets are unusually empty.
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A dog sleeps in a derelict building in central Kailahun, where the streets are unusually empty.

In eastern Sierra Leone, health officials have set up the world's largest treatment for the Ebola virus. It's getting new patients every day, in an outbreak that's killed over 600 people in West Africa. Businesses in the area are suffering, and people are finding it difficult to earn a living.

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Jason Beaubien is NPR's Global Health and Development Correspondent on the Science Desk.
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