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Obama calls on lame-duck Congress to approve Ebola funding

Posted on AllSides November 18th, 2014
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President Obama renewed his call Tuesday for Congress to approve $5.6 billion in emergency funding to fight Ebola, saying “we are nowhere near out of the woods yet in West Africa.”

During an Oval Office meeting with advisers, Mr. Obama said it’s important to “stamp out this disease entirely in that region.”

“Until we do, there are threats if additional outbreaks, and given the nature of international travel, it means that everybody has some measure of risk,” the president said.

The worst of the epidemic has hit in Liberia, Sierra...

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