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    Ebola outbreak: Liberia sees dozens of new cases along Sierra Leone border
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    The Associated PressPosted: Dec 29, 2014 11:11 AM ET|Last Updated: Dec 29, 2014 11:22 AM ET

    Dozens of new Ebola cases have erupted in Liberia, near the border with Sierra Leone, Liberian health officials warned Monday, marking a setback amid recent improvements.

    The flare-up is due to a number of factors including people going in and out of Liberia and traditional practices such as the washing of bodies, said Liberia's Assistant Health Minister Tolbert Nyenswah.

    Forty-nine cases were reported in in western Grand Cape Mount County between December 1 and 25, Nyenswah told state radio.

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    http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/ebola-...rder-1.2885425
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