Royal Marines go ashore at Sierra Leone to fight ebola

Royal Marines from Plymouth have gone ashore at Sierra Leone as part of efforts to fight the Ebola epidemic. They arrived on the RFA Argus, which sailed out of Falmouth this autumn.

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Fond farewells as medical ship leaves for West Africa

There were difficult farewells this morning as RFA Argus, a medical ship with a fully-equipped 100-bed hospital on board, prepared to leave Falmouth on its mission to help Ebola victims.

Here's a short clip from the dockside.

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