Women selling food at Liberian market in Clifton neighbourhood of Staten Island
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West Africans in New York 'stigmatised' over Ebola fears

Some of the thousands of West Africans living in New York's Little Liberia say they are being stigmatised due to fears about the Ebola virus.

It comes as Craig Spencer, a New York City doctor who contracted Ebola in West Africa, is treated in a Manhattan hospital.

Matt Wells reports from Staten Island, where one woman says she has been told to stay away from her job and others are finding it hard to make a living.

  • 04 Nov 2014
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