“We are working urgently with our partners to identify the most effective ways to help them save lives now and stop transmission of this deadly disease,” Sue Desmond-Hellmann, the Foundation’s chief executive officer, said in a statement.
The foundation will give $5 million to the UN’s World Health Organization, $5 million to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and two $2 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Ebola outbreak, which began in March, has so far infected more than 4,300 people, killing more than half of them. The highest number of casualties has been recorded mostly in Guinea, Senegal and Liberia, but the virus has also spread to Senegal and Nigeria.
source: forbes.com by Mfonobong Nsehe