Obama says Ebola fight far from over in W. Africa

A health worker wearing protective equipment assists an Ebola patient at the Kenama treatment centre run by the Red Cross Society on November 15, 2014US President Barack Obama warned Tuesday that the fight to stem the Ebola outbreak was far from over in West Africa, and called for continued vigilance despite some progress in the region. “As long as the outbreak continues to rage in the three countries in West Africa — Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea — this is still going to be a danger — not just for America, but for the entire world,” Obama said before meeting with his Ebola response team. “Although we should feel optimistic about our capacity to solve the Ebola crisis, we cannot be complacent simply because the news attention on it has waned. Nearly 2,200 US soldiers are now in Liberia.

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