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Cuba to send doctors to fight Ebola outbreak as death toll rises
Cuba to send doctors to fight Ebola outbreak as death toll rises

The Cuban government will send 165 medical personnel to West Africa as health officials continue to struggle with a furious Ebola outbreak that has left thousands dead since March, officials said during a Friday news briefing. Dr. Roberto Morales Ojeda, Cuba's minister of public health, told reporters in Geneva that 62 doctors and 103 nurses will enter Sierra Leone later this year.  "The Cuban government, as it always has done in its 55 years of revolution, has decided to participate in this global effort and coordination with the World Health Organization to face this dramatic situation in West Africa," he said. Ojeda was joined by Dr. Margaret Chan,...

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