The Obama Administration is stepping up the fight against the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. According to this report, today, the president will announce and outline a new plan to deploy 3,000 military personnel to West Africa, where the virus has already killed more than 2,200 people. As part of the strategy to stem the spread of Ebola and assist victims, the U.S. will help build 17 medical facilities and set out to train hundreds of healthcare workers every week.
The AP is also reporting that the Pentagon has requested that Congress approve a redirect of at least $500 million for “overseas contingency operations” to their plan to combat Ebola throughout West Africa ... Discuss