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#iPGN: Ebola: Cuba sends 461 doctors, nurses to West Africa

Cuba will send a total of 461 doctors and nurses to West Africa to help fight the Ebola epidemic, local media reported Friday.

The first batch of 165 healthcare workers will arrive in Sierra Leone in early October, including 62 doctors and 103 nurses.

The second batch of 296 doctors and nurses will head to Liberia and Guinea, the official news agency Prensa Latina reported.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday thanked Cuba for its medical assistance to West Africa in the fight against the Ebola crisis.

“The secretary-general thanked Cuba for its important contribution of medical doctors as part of international efforts to address the crisis,” Ban’s spokesman told reporters.

The Ebola virus has killed at least 2,500 people in West Africa and nearly twice as many have been infected since an outbreak in March, according to the World Health Organization.

Posted From iProdigy Group Nigeria(Dabibi Ori-ibim’s Blog).


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