Obama to deploy 3,000 troops as Ebola crisis worsens

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States announced on Tuesday it will send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a ramped-up plan, including a major deployment in Liberia, the country where the epidemic is spiralling fastest out of control. The U.S. response to the crisis, to be formally unveiled later by President Barack Obama, includes plans to build 17 treatment centers, train thousands of healthcare workers and establish a military control center for coordination, U.S. officials told reporters. "The goal here is to search American expertise, including our military, logistics and command and control expertise, to try and control this outbreak at its…
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