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17 September 2014 Last updated at 10:08

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Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia August 17, 2014.Ebola crisis

Latest news, features and maps as West Africa battles world's worst outbreak of killer disease

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

Scotland's health – at the heart of the debate

Is Scotland better off going it alone for its nation's health?

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Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

Ebola vaccine trial begins

A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus is to begin in Oxford.

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

Is it time for a mental health waiting target?

Targets are an intrinsic part of the culture of the NHS. Is it time they were extended to mental health services, asks Nick Triggle.

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Scrubbing Up

  • Staff treating Ebola patients at a hospital in LiberiaFear factor

    Why does Ebola cause more concern than other deadly diseases?


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  • DiceTreatment gamble

    Are the stakes high enough to unleash unproven drugs on Ebola patients?


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