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Doctor treating Ebola victims killed during attack in Congo

A man in the Congo is being checked for Ebola
Photo: Isaac Kasamani/AFP/Getty Images)

A doctor was killed and 2 hospital workers were injured on Friday during an attack on a hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo while they were working with Ebola virus victims, the World Health Organization announced.

The backdrop: This is not the first attack on a hospital that is treating Ebola victims during the second-largest Ebola virus outbreak on record. WHO has yet to declare its highest alert: "Public Health Emergency of International Concern," despite at least 1,000 cases of Ebola confirmed in the Congo.

Go deeper: WHO stops short of declaring health emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak

Amazon, China and 'rebordering'

A truck bearing the Amazon logo and Chinese characters
Photo: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty

Amazon's decision to all but shut down operations in China is another step in a reorganization of the world into two distinct, digitally driven universes.

What's happening: In an announcement yesterday, Amazon said it will give up the local Chinese market, making its online store there solely a conduit for foreign goods.