U.S. military begins aiding Ebola-stricken areas

October 4, 2014 7:18 AM

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The administration has long contended that the best way to contain Ebola is to attack it at its source. The Pentagon's spokesman said Friday that up to 4,000 troops could be deployed to West Africa, a number that has been slowly climbing as military leaders arrive and assess the need.

But in the U.S., "we need to get the information out because there is a lot of fear," said Anthony Fauci, infectious diseases chief at the National Institutes of Health.

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