09/25/2014 01:45 pm ET Updated Sep 25, 2014

How Liberians In The U.S. Are Dealing With An Epidemic Across The Ocean

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The Ebola virus has infected more than 4,000 people in West Africa since February — more than half of whom have succumbed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently estimated that if the outbreak continues unabated, more than 1.4 million people could be infected within the next four months.

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