The United States sending 50 disease experts to West Africa over the next 30 days in a bid to combat the outbreak of the Ebola virus, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The country has also issued a travel warning for three of the countries hit by the outbreak, The Associated Press reported.
BREAKING: United States issues travel warning for 3 African countries hit by Ebola outbreak.
Non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone was discouraged by the CDC.
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