WHO Sending Ebola-preparedness Teams to Mali, Ivory Coast

October 16, 2014 3:08 PM

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The World Health Organization said it is sending teams to Mali and Ivory Coast to evaluate the countries' Ebola-preparedness measures at their shared borders with Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

The WHO's health security response chief, Dr. Isabelle Nuttall, told reporters Thursday that a team of 10 people will leave for Mali on Sunday and another will leave for Ivory Coast within days.

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