Obama Ebola

Abbas Dulleh, File/AP Photo

FILE - This Aug. 18, 2014 file photo shows a health worker carrying gloves at an Ebola treatment center in the city of Monrovia, Liberia. President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying anyone who died of the disease. He also discouraged the traditional burial practice of directly touching the body of someone who died of Ebola, which is one way the disease has been spreading in the region.

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