Officials downplay debates over Ebola aid response

FILE- In this Nov. 5, 2014, file photo, on the outskirts of the city of Monrovia, Liberia, a health worker stands inside a medical tent that forms part of a new American clinic to be used for the treatment of people suffering from the Ebola virus. U.S. officials on Thursday, Nov. 20, acknowledged disagreements over coordinating the international response to the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File)

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Ebola-infected physician dies in Nebraska

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An undated United Methodist News Service handout shows Dr. Martin Salia at United Methodist Kissy Hospital outside Freetown, Sierra Leone.(Photo: Mike DuBose, United Methodist News Service, via European Pressphoto Agency)

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US Hospital: Surgeon with Ebola ‘extremely ill’

Health workers in protective suits transport Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon working in Sierra Leone who had been diagnosed with Ebola, from a jet that brought him from Sierra Leone to a waiting ambulance that will take him to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Dr. Salia is the third Ebola patient at the Omaha hospital and the 10th person with Ebola to be treated in the U.S. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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Surgeon with Ebola coming to US for care

FILE – In this Oct. 28, 2006, file photo, a mock patient is wheeled in an isolation pod during a drill at the Nebraska biocontainment unit in the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. A federal government source said Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, a surgeon working in West Africa’s Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown to the United States for treatment on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. The doctor will be treated at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

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A look at the worst-ever Ebola epidemic by numbers

Medical workers wearing protective equipment surround a simulated patient during a demonstration for media members on their training for working with possible Ebola patients, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis McChord, near Tacoma, Wash. Madigan providers and nurses have been training to perform clinical skills, including inserting IVs, obtaining blood samples for testing and conducting ultrasounds while dressed in powered air purifying respirators, impermeable suits and multiple layers of gloves. The clinically-focused exercises use realistic patient simulators that speak through microphones and can express simulated bodily fluids.       (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse

Nurse Kaci Hickox is accompanied by her boyfriend Ted Wilbur as she speaks to reporters outside their home, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Fort Kent, Maine. A Maine judge gave Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

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Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone: ‘The world is not safe’

An Ebola care training course at the University of Seirra Leone’s faculty of nursing, Freetown.

An Ebola care training course at the University of Seirra Leone’s faculty of nursing, Freetown. Photograph: Ministry of Defence/EPA

Sparsely-equipped hospitals and beleaguered staff battle a disease whose victims outpace the number of beds being built

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