Ebola crisis calls for 'strong' action, Obama tells United Nations

September 25, 2014 7:38 PM

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Ebola crisis calls for 'strong' action, Obama tells United Nations

(CNN) -- The West Africa Ebola outbreak is "a growing threat to regional and global security," U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday, telling a high-level meeting on the deadly epidemic at the U.N. General Assembly that only an international response can prevent "a humanitarian catastrophe across the region."

"If ever there were a public health emergency deserving of an urgent, strong and coordinated international response, this is it," the President said.

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