Troops fighting Ebola face risk from malaria

October 1, 2014 7:36 PM

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Troops fighting Ebola face risk from malaria

160 troops from Fort Carson to Liberia, in October, to help fight the spread of the Ebola virus. Contrary to what civilians may think, the biggest threat to the health of U.S. troops won't be the virus they've been sent to fight, it will be Malaria.

DENVER - Fort Carson will be sending 160 troops to Liberia in October to help fight the spread of the Ebola virus. They are part of the 1,400 servicemen and women to be deployed.

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