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Gbarpolu procures ambulance in Ebola fight

Dyrus Zinnah/Benjamin S. Taingay

(elbcradio.com/Liberia/Nov. 19, 2014)-The people of Gbarpolu County have purchased an Ambulance to help fight the Ebola virus in the county.

The Ambulance, costs nearly US$60,000, was presented to the Gbarpolu County Health Team in Bopolu City.

Authorities of the county told elbcradio.com that the money used to purchase the Ambulance was taken from the County Development Funds.

Presenting the vehicle to the health team, Gbarpolu County Senators, Theodore Momo, and Armah Jallah, commended members of the county Legislative Caucus for their ongoing efforts to contain the disease.

The two Senators said: “Despite our political differences, we (members of the county legislative caucus) were unanimous in the decision to purchase the Ambulance.

Receiving the Ambulance, the Gbarpolu County Health Team commended the county caucus for vehicle, saying: “It would play a significant role in the fight against Ebola in the county.”

Gbarpolu was one of two counties lastly hit by the Ebola virus in Liberia. The other county was Maryland in the south-eastern region of the country.

 


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