Only a third of Ebola aid pledges delivered, says study

February 4, 2015 10:40 AM

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Only about a third of the $2.89 billion (2.52 billion euros) in aid money pledged to fight the Ebola virus in west Africa was actually delivered, according to an analysis published by the British Medical Journal.

The report pointed to delays in the international response since the first reports about the deadly outbreak in March 2014 and said that "this may have contributed to the ongoing spread of the disease".

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