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At what was at times a combative congressional hearing Thursday on the burgeoning Ebola crisis in West Africa, congressmen and Africa aid workers criticized both the United States and international response to the outbreak, asserting it has been insufficient to fight the disease.

While the chorus of criticism grows, however, the Obama administration plans to cut spending for a clinic in Sierra Leone that has become an ad-hoc Ebola center, while denying the government of Nigeria access to an experimental anti-Ebola virus drug.