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The US military deploys to fight Ebola

The United States is standing up a military command center to fight the Ebola epidemic in Monrovia, Liberia. President Barack Obama said Tuesday the command structure is already in place to direct a major U.S. effort to build clinics, circulate supplies and train health care workers. According to the White House, the effort will involve up to 3,000 troops and more than $500 million in spending.

Tags: Liberia , military , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:34pm EDT

New Ebola drug 100 percent effective in monkeys

Fort Detrick scientists have discovered a way to completely protect primates from the Zaire-Ebola virus, which kills quickly and has no approved vaccine or therapeutic drug.

Tags: Fort Detrick , U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious , Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Saturday - 05/29/2010, 12:04pm EDT