World Bank Chief: Fighting Poverty Helps Fight Ebola

October 03, 2014 04:04 PM

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says the fight against Ebola is a key part of the struggle against poverty and inequality, giving special urgency to the October 6 gathering of top economic officials from around the world in Washington. With Ebola and other issues in mind, the head of the International Monetary Fund is urging member nations to step up efforts to overcome what she called "mediocre" economic growth. VOA's Jim Randle reports from Washington.