Saturday

3rd Dec 2016

Ticker

EU to provide €140mn to combat Ebola epidemic

The European Commission announced Friday it will provide aid worth €140 million to tackle the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The money will go to health services in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. The virus has killed more than 2,000 people in the four countries since February.

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