U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the creation of a 30-member expeditionary medical support team to provide emergency help in a U.S. domestic Ebola response, a Pentagon spokesman has said.
The team of five doctors, 20 nurses and five trainers could respond on short notice to help civilian medical professionals, spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said.
The team will not be deployed to West Africa or elsewhere overseas.
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