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Ebola Response in Liberia Is Hampered by Infighting

The global response to the Ebola virus in Liberia is being hampered by poor coordination and serious disagreements between Liberian officials and the donors and health agencies fighting the epidemic

Health Officials Reassess Strategy to Combat Ebola in Liberia

NewYorkTimes: As the rate of new Ebola infections in Liberia has slowed, American and Liberian officials are debating whether to build all 17 planned Ebola treatment centers in the country or to shift money from the Obama administration that was planned for the centers into other programs to combat future outbreaks.

Mali confirms its second fatal case of Ebola virus disease

WHO: Mali’s Ministry of Health has confirmed the country’s second fatal case of Ebola virus disease. The case occurred in a nurse who worked at a privately-run clinic in the capital city, Bamako.

DoD Sending Fewer Troops to Liberia to Battle Ebola

The Cable: The military will scale back its Ebola operation in Liberia, citing recent success in stopping the spread of the disease as a second Ebola outbreak was detected in neighboring Mali.

Obama seeks $6 billion from Congress to fight Ebola in Africa, United States

The Washington Post: The Obama administration has asked Congress for more than $6 billion in emergency funding to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and secure the United States against further spread of the deadly virus.