West Africans: Welcome U.S. effort to fight Ebola

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_Africanwomen130318AA001.jpegFREETOWN, Sierra Leone – West Africans expressed gratitude for President Obama's pledge to send U.S. troops to fight the Ebola outbreak, but some feared that countries on the periphery of the crisis would be overlooked.

When Ibrahim Moiwo heard of Obama's announcement that he will send troops and other aid to fight the disease, "I felt relieved that the disease will soon be a thing of the past," said the Freetown mechanic, 45. "No support is too small in the fight against Ebola, which is gradually destroying our country."

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