Ebola outbreak blamed for record deaths in Africa

By Anna Norris

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Ebola outbreak blamed for record deaths in Africa

July 31, 2014 Updated Jul 31, 2014 at 1:20 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak surpassed 700 deaths across West Africa on Thursday, with dozens of new deaths reported in the last several days.

Officials vowed to quarantine sick patients at home and have authorities do house-to-house searches for others who may have been exposed as the country struggles with families resisting treatment at isolation centers.

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