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Health workers and air force personnel prepare to load Ebola patient, Spanish priest Miguel Pajares, into an ambulance on the tarmac of Torrejon airbase in Madrid, after he was repatriated from Liberia for treatment in Spain, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Ministry of Defence

Sierra Leone army blockades Ebola areas, Liberia declares emergency

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FREETOWN/MONROVIA, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The army blockaded rural areas hit by the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone on Thursday, a senior officer said, after neighboring Liberia declared a state of emergency to tackle the worst-ever outbreak of the disease, which has killed 932 people.

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