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News Updates from CLG
16 September 2014



Obama to deploy 3,000 U.S. troops to fight Ebola –The Department of Defense will work with the United States Agency for International Development and the Centers for Disease Control. 16 Sept 2014 President Obama on Tuesday will announce an expansion of a $763 million U.S. plan to help West Africa nations fight the spread of the Ebola virus, officials said Monday night. Adding to an existing project, the project calls for more doctors and health care providers; more portable hospitals laboratories, and medical supplies; and increased training for first responders and other medical officials…About 3,000 U.S. military personnel will be in West Africa to lead the project, officials said.


Ebola: Obama administration to deploy 3,000 US troops to fight deadly virus outbreak in West Africa 16 Sept 2014 US President Barack Obama is to announce plans on Tuesday to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus [?!?], US officials say. It is understood the US military will oversee building new treatment centres and help train medical staff.


State Department orders 5,000 body bags and 160,000 hazmat suits for African Ebola outbreak as Obama sends 100 CDC experts [Observers have noticed that (Fort Detrick’s) Ebola outbreaks mysteriously seem to follow the oil pipeline paths in Africa.] 15 Sept 2014 The U.S. Agency for International Development ordered 5,000 body bags from a Florida company last month as part of its planned response to an outbreak of the Ebola virus in western Africa. And as President Obama prepares to enlarge America’s aid to affected countries, a company that makes protective clothing says the State Department, which oversees [CIA branch] USAID, has invited bids for 160,000 hazmat suits. The body-bag purchase came on August 19, just after the World Health Organization said the epidemic had killed 1,000 people. That death toll is now greater than 2,400.


CDC issues Ebola action plan to US hospitals as experts fear it is ‘only a matter of time’ before the disease arrives on home soil –Center for Disease Control and Prevention warns disease is coming to US –Even small clinics ‘must train an employee to deal with media attention’ 15 Sept 2014 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has drawn up a six-page action plan on how to tackle Ebola, warning US hospitals: ‘now is the time to prepare’. It comes a week after the organization warned the disease is ‘out of control’, as it emerged a CDC worker has contracted the illness…Every member of staff should be given a ‘buddy’ to help keep each others’ hygiene in check. And all clinics need to train an employee in media relations in case they have to make a public statement or deal with intense attention.