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Top Ebola doctor dies from the virus

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Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, a doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has died. (Source: CNN) Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, a doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has died. (Source: CNN)
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GUINEA (MSF/CNN) - Doctor Sheik Humarr Khan fell ill early last week while treating patients in Sierra Leone.

He died on Tuesday.

His death comes amid the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

West Africa is scrambling to contain the deadly virus.

Liberia has closed its borders, aside from a few highly-monitored checkpoints.

And Arik Air, a major Nigerian carrier, has now suspended flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Copyright 2014 MSF via CNN. All rights reserved.

 

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