UN Chief Calls for 'Twentyfold' Increase in Ebola Response

October 9, 2014 4:30 PM

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the world needs a "twentyfold resource mobilization" to deal with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Ban spoke Thursday in Washington at a World Bank meeting on Ebola that included participation by high-level officials and the presidents of the hardest-hit nations -- Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone -- via videoconference.

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