Only 40% of Ebola Funds Reached West Africa, Study Says

February 4, 2015 3:12 AM

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(Bloomberg) -- Only about 40 percent of the $2.9 billion pledged by the international community for the Ebola outbreak has reached the affected countries, a study found.

As of Dec. 31, about $1.09 billion of the funds donors had pledged to support the response to the outbreak had actually been paid, according to the study led by Karen Grepin, assistant professor of global health policy at New York University, which was published in the BMJ, a British medical journal...

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