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

November 13, 2014 06:56 PM

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. VOA's Cindy Saine has the story from Capitol Hill.