U.S. military building Ebola treatment centers in Liberia

October 4, 2014 12:07 AM

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U.S. military building Ebola treatment centers in Liberia

WASHINGTON — The military has begun medical testing for Ebola at two new labs in Liberia, and service members are starting to build two treatment centers there for victims of the deadly disease.

Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon's spokesman, said Friday that based on the latest requests from U.S. commanders, up to 4,000 U.S. troops could be deployed to West Africa to provide engineering, logistics, medical and other support to the mission there. That number has been slowly climbing, a...

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