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Nigeria's President Declares State of Emergency Over Ebola

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ABUJA — Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan declared a national state of emergency on Friday over the Ebola outbreak in Africa's most populous country, and he approved 1.9 billion naira ($11.6 million) of emergency funds to contain it. Nigeria has confirmed seven cases of Ebola since a man fell sick on arrival from Liberia; two of those seven have died. Several dozens of people who came into contact with the man are currently under surveillance.

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— Reuters