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Obama Administration Asks Congress for $6B to Fight Ebola in Africa

The administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Rajiv Shah and other senior U.S. officials testified before a congressional panel Thursday about the international reaction to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.  Shah called on Congress to approve President Obama’s request for $6.2 billion in emergency funding to combat the deadly disease.   As the suffering in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea continues, with some 3,000 active cases of Ebola reported...

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