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Five Ebola patients are discharged from hospital in Nigeria

UN figures show that 1,229 people have now died of Ebola since the beginning of this year - the worst affected countries are Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria.

In Nigeria, four people have died from the outbreak.

The country's President Goodluck Jonathan has declared the crisis a national emergency, to try to prevent the virus from spreading.

Will Ross reports from Lagos.

  • 19 Aug 2014
  • From the section Africa
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