China Increases Ebola Efforts, Number Of Medical Workers In Sierra Leone

News outlets report on China’s support and commitment to help improve laboratory testing capacity for Ebola in Sierra Leone.

Agence France-Presse: China ups its medics in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone to 174
“China will send more medics to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone to help boost laboratory testing for the virus, raising the total number of Chinese medical experts there to 174, the U.N. said Tuesday…” (9/16).

WHO: WHO welcomes Chinese contribution of mobile laboratory and health experts for Ebola response in West Africa
“WHO welcomes the commitment from the Government of the People’s Republic of China to dispatch a mobile laboratory team to Sierra Leone to enhance the laboratory testing capacity for Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the country…” (9/16).

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