Ebola Aid For West Africa Gets A Boost From The International Community

October 27, 2014 12:35 PM

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ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — German Capt. Mattias Reichenbach has loaded protective gear, blankets, mosquito nets, soap and other cargo onto his C-160 military plane and he's ready to take off on his third mission from the United Nations' main staging area in Ghana in a war that has claimed thousands of lives in three African countries.

Instead of serving as peacekeepers against insurgents in some bush war, though, the U.N. is battling a different type of deadly foe: Ebola.

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