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Reuters reports that “the United States plans to quickly increase its presence in Liberia, where military personnel are deploying to help the West African nation halt the advance of the worst Ebola epidemic on record, the general in charge of the mission said on Monday.”  

“Washington is sending some 3,000 soldiers to the region to build treatment centers and train local medics. Around half will be based in Liberia, with the rest providing logistical support outside the country.”  

“‘This is about urgency and speed. So what you’re going to see here pretty soon is forces flown here,’ Major General Darryl Williams told journalists in the capital, Monrovia.”

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