Health officials urge Congress for Ebola help

Heather Higginbottom, Deputy Secretary of Management and Resources at the State Department, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, before the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the government’s Ebola response. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are telling Congress that they have trained 250,000 American nurses, doctors and other health workers on how to safely handle any Ebola patients who arrive in this country.

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