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Sierra Leone Quarantines One million Ahead Of UN Ebola Talks

Get the latest on the epidemic sweeping across Western Africa.

September 25, 2014

Obama Sends 3,000 Troops To West Africa To ‘Turn Tide’ On Ebola

Washington (AFP) — U.S. President Barack Obama will try to “turn the tide” on the Ebola epidemic Tuesday by ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to west Africa to curtail its spread as China also dispatched more experts to the region. The White House said Obama will travel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

September 16, 2014

In U.S., Calls Mount For Major Scale-Up To Ebola Crisis

Washington (AFP) – The world response to the deadly Ebola crisis in West Africa needs a major scale-up that should include military flights for delivering supplies, U.S. lawmakers and leading doctors said Thursday. The calls came amid new warnings from the World Health Organization that the viral outbreak is accelerating out of control, with 2,296 […]

September 11, 2014