U.S. Military Creates Domestic Ebola Quick-Strike Team

Posted October 20, 2014 at 10:23am

Fox News reports that “the Defense Department said Sunday that it is preparing a quick-response medical team to help health-care professionals should the Ebola virus spread in the United States.”  

“Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the training of the 30-member team and said the effort was in response to a Department of Health and Human Services request.”  

“Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the move is ‘an added, prudent measure to ensure our nation is ready to respond quickly, effectively and safely in the event of additional Ebola cases.'”