Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $9 million for Ebola fight

September 16, 2014 3:08 AM

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Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $9 million for Ebola fight

Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen's charitable foundation on Thursday will announce it is donating $9 million to support U.S. efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a source familiar with the matter said.

The gift to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) comes at a time when international groups, including Doctors Without Borders and the World Health Organization, have said resources to contain the epidemic and treat those affected are falling tragically short.

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