20 Times More Ebola Aid Needed

October 9, 2014 6:55 PM

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidents of three Ebola-stricken West African nations made urgent pleas for money, doctors and hospital beds Thursday and representatives of nations gathered for financial meetings promised more help.

"Our people are dying," said President Ernest Bai Koroma. He described devastating effects of "this evil virus" — children made orphans, doctors and nurses dying, an overwhelmed medical system that can't keep up.

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