Former American ambassador to India to lead U.S. Ebola effort in Africa

September 25, 2014 12:05 AM

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Former American ambassador to India to lead U.S. Ebola effort in Africa

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The State Department on Wednesday named Nancy Powell, the former U.S. ambassador to India, to coordinate Washington's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

The epidemic has already killed more than 2,000 people - more than the combined total of all previous Ebola outbreaks - more of them in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where it has overwhelmed fragile health services.

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