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Top of the Morning: Ebola Outbreak in Guinea

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An Ebola Outbreak: MSF and UNICEF are launching an emergency medical intervention following reports of Ebola in southern Guinea, where an outbreak of hemorrhagic fever has left at least 59 people dead. This is a highly contagious and deadly disease, and hard to contain once it spreads to populated areas. (CNN http://cnn.it/1gqVpBe)

More Protests Deaths in Venezuela: Two Venezuelans died from gunshot wounds during protests against socialist President Nicolas Maduro, witnesses and local media said on Saturday, pushing the death toll from almost two months of anti-government demonstrations to 33. (Reuters http://yhoo.it/1iRvnqa)

Stat of the Day: For World Water Day! “768 million people lack access to improved water sources, 2.5 billion people have no improved sanitation and 1.3 billion people cannot access electricity, (Weather Underground http://bit.ly/1iRUPMo)


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