FILE - Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 30, 2014.

Sierra Leone's Chief Ebola Doctor Contracts Virus

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FILE - A Ghanaian girl waits to sell water in the northern city of Tamale.

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FILE - Flowers are laid as tributes to those killed in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, at the base of a large sign for the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, July 20, 2014.

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FILE - Two marmots, prairie animals also known as the "tarbagans", meet at the entrance of their lair in Yushu, west China's Qinghai province.

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