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Senegal's Ebola said WHO's 'top priority'

Posted: September 1, 2014 at 3:15 a.m.

DAKAR, Senegal -- The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar.

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