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Justine Greening meets British Ebola survivor in Sierra Leone

International Development Secretary Justine Greening has met British Ebola survivor William Pooley during a visit to Sierra Leone.

Greening, who arrived in the West African country today was set to visit an Ebola training academy and a treatment facility which is being built to help those infected with the virus.

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Ebola 'must be combated in west Africa to limit UK risk'

International Development Secretary Justine Greening said it was vitally important for the UK to support countries in western Africa to defeat Ebola to prevent further loss of life and ensure it does not spread into the UK.

Speaking as she set off for Sierra Leone with around 100 RAF medics being sent to build a training academy and field hospital she said:

"If we don't combat Ebola it will take many more lives, but also it can pose a risk to the UK".

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