U.S. Military To Put Up Tent At Liberia Ebola Clinic

October 6, 2014 1:25 PM

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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Poor infrastructure, difficulties with equipment and torrential rains have slowed work for the U.S. military's initial response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, but it is now ready to start erecting the main tent for a field hospital in Liberia.

Lt. Col. Jason Brown, who was at the site near the airport in the capital Monrovia, said work is supposed to begin Monday afternoon on the main structure of the 25-bed clinic that will treat health care workers infected with Ebola. It should be ready to accept patients at the end of the month, accor...

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