Government pledge extra €1m to tackle Ebola

Government pledge extra €1m to tackle Ebola

The Government has announced an extra €1m for tackling Ebola.

The funding is being provided to the new UN Mission for Emergency Ebola Response, which is coordinating the international response to the crisis.

Latest figures from the World Health Organisation show that almost 14,000 people have contracted, or are suspected of having contracted, the disease - which has killed 5,000 people in west Africa.


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