September 17, 2014

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Mr Obama said the outbreak had reached epidemic proportions in West Africa, as the disease "completely overwhelmed" hospitals and clinics and people were "literally dying on the streets".

He called on other countries to step up their response, as a worsening outbreak would lead to "profound political, economic and security implications for all of us".

There's a "potential threat to global security if these countries break down", he said, which would impact on everyone.

"The world knows how to fight this disease. We know if we take the proper steps we can save lives. But we have to to work fast," Mr Obama said.
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The window of opportunity to contain this outbreak is closing”

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Earlier, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the 3,000 troops would not provide direct care to Ebola patients. Some soldiers would be stationed at an intermediate base in Senegal, while others will provide logistical, training and engineering support at locations in Liberia.

On Tuesday, a US congressional panel heard testimony from Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, and Dr Kent Brantly, who recovered from an Ebola infection after receiving an experimental treatment for the disease.huspwer’blogkiswe‘blogyoxigir HUUS人不分善惡,狼愛上羊很正常kiiweさんのブログ

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