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Ebola outbreak Barack Obama pledges additional aid to UN

Sep 09, 2014    

Washington US President Barack Obama has pledged additional aid to the UN to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, the White House said in a statement.In a telephonic conversation on Monday, Obama and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discussed "the need for greater international assistance to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa", Xinhua reported citing the White House statement.Obama thanked Ban for recent steps taken by the UN to coordinate the global response while pledging additional US assistance to bring the outbreak under control, according to the statement.The...

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