Ebola and Marburg

MSF calls for military medics to help tackle West Africa Ebola

World leaders must immediately deploy civilian and military medical teams to fight the world’s biggest outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, the head of an international medical charity said in New York on Tuesday.

The international response has so far relied on overstretched health ministries and nongovernmental organisations to tackle the exceptionally large outbreak of the disease, Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) President Joanne Liu told UN member states at their New York headquarters.

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