President Obama announced $500 million dollars to help combat the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus in Western Africa today, but more help is needed. As of today, the official death toll has climbed to 2,500, with at least 5,000 people infected. And the Council on Foreign Relations estimates 250,000 could be infected by Christmas.
Here are some organizations working to treat victims and stop the spread of Ebola:
- Doctors Without Borders:
- Samaritan’s Purse:
To learn more about how the U.S. plans to help, click here.