USAID Press Office (@USAIDPress) September 04, 2014
The USAID reported on twitter that it will donate $75 million to fight the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. Bloomberg news has more info here.
The American aid agency announced Thursday it would donate $75 million to fund 1,000 more beds in Ebola treatment centers in Liberia and buy 130,000 more protective suits for health care workers.
The $75 million comes in addition to about $20 million the agency has already donated to fight the outbreak that was first identified in March in Guinea, and has spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. The killer virus is spread through bodily fluids such as blood, sweat, urine or diarrhea.