Obama Seeks Ebola Aid Funds, Facebook & Google Pledges

The Obama administration, which this week asked Congress for an additional $6.18 billion in emergency funds to fight Ebola in west Africa and increase preparedness at home, has welcomed new pledges of private sector support.Google and Facebook made new commitment, joining the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, the Mark Zuckerberg Foundation, Humanity United, the Skoll Foundation and others.

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President Barack Obama at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States, discussing the United States' response to the Ebola crisis in west Africa.




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