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U.S., Britain to send troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa
U.S., Britain to send troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa

The United States and Britain are sending troops and equipment to West Africa to help curb the spread of Ebola, officials said Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that the outbreak is outstripping the capacity to respond in one of the worst-hit countries. The military forces will build treatment facilities in Liberia and Sierra Leone to help care for victims of the virus, which has killed more than 2,000 people since it was detected in March. Thousands more could become infected before the worst outbreak on record is brought under control, the WHO has warned. The outbreak began in Guinea and spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Senegal. In Liberia, the number of new...

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