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December 22, 2014 7:24 PM

CDC chief sees Ebola progress in West Africa but remains cautious

A top U.S. health official who recently returned from West Africa said on Monday that sustained efforts to curb the Ebola epidemic there have made a “world of difference” in helping to stabilize the region where the deadly outbreak is centered.

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