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16 September 2014 Last updated at 16:33

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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

Why do 17,000 under-fives die daily?

Figures from Unicef show millions of children under the age of five are still dying each year.

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

What is the NHS there for?

Dementia patients effectively face a "care tax", campaigners say, because two thirds of their care is not provided by the state. But unfortunately there are no easy solutions, says Nick Triggle.

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    Why does Ebola cause more concern than other deadly diseases?


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