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MOA Joins Fight Against Ebola Disease
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MOA Joins Fight Against Ebola Disease
By Robert Dixon

MONROVIA, September 14(LINA) - The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has disclosed that it has embarked on a nationwide Ebola awareness campaign aimed at helping to eradicate the Ebola virus.

An official of the MOA said the Ebola outbreak is a national disaster that requires the collective efforts of each and every Liberian regardless of status, religion or political affiliation, indicating, “the disease does not discriminate.”

MOA Assistant Communication Director Ken Kumeh said as part of the ministry’s campaign, it last month donated two heavy duty trucks and several food items to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.

He named the two trucks donated to MOH as a Mercedes Hyundai (KIA Motor) and a 10-ton Mercedes Benz.

He said other donations MOA made to the health ministry include 90kg of vegetables, 70kg of farina, 100 kg of raw cassava and 10 bags of 25kg locally produced rice.

Kumeh told LINA recently that the donations are intended to assist the Ebola Response Task Force enhance its fight against the spread of the Ebola virus that has claimed the lives of several Liberians.



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