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Thousands of Ebola Orphans Shunned by Communities

The U.N. Children’s Fund reports thousands of Ebola orphans in West Africa face stigma and rejection from their families and communities for fear of being infected.  As a consequence, UNICEF said many of these orphans are abandoned and must fend for themselves. The U.N. Children’s Fund said at least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have lost one or both parents to Ebola since the outbreak began late in 2013.   UNICEF Regional Director for West and Central...

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