Ebola center built by US military opening Saturday in Liberia

November 7, 2014 1:06 PM

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A new military-constructed Ebola treatment center designed to care for health workers will open Saturday in Liberia, marking a key step forward in an U.S. Africa Command-led campaign to build a series of treatment facilities in the country.

The Monrovia Medical Unit, otherwise known as MMU, is about 30 miles outside of Liberia’s capital of Monrovia. It should serve to reassure the doctors and nurses treating Ebola patients that they will be taken care of if they become ill while working in West Africa, said Navy Lt. Shane Deckert, the ...

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