Israel Donates $10 Million To UN Ebola Fund


avigdor-lieberman1Israel has donated $10 million to the UN’s Ebola aid fund. Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman decided on the move, with his office saying it “reflects Israel’s commitment to assist African nations dealing with the difficult epidemic.”

Israel has also set up three field hospitals in disease-ridden areas in recent months, and has dispatched health specialists who help treat victims and guide the local population on recommended practices to stop the illness from spreading.

In November, US researchers said an experimental Ebola vaccine appeared safe, as it triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it.

Scientists are racing to develop ways to prevent or treat the virus that has killed more than 5,600 people in West Africa, most of them in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Read more: The Times of Israel

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  1. why doesn’t this russian understand that it is more important to help the underprivileged citizens of Israel than a bunch of black african americans #2 no matter what you do Israel will always be no good in the eyes of the UN. In fact that is the very purpose of the UN to delegitimize the state of Israel

  2. But yet they MUST cut funding for poor struggling Chareidi families. Even America supports its poor and less fortunate. I’m afraid the Israeli Government is becoming like Sodom. People like Liberman, are a turn off.

  3. Well, what about the fact that perhaps, it is a kidush hashem. Remember that it is vital to remember when talking about Israeli politicians, all alwas of lashon harah apply. Be careful