US aid workers with Ebola head home for treatment

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The plane carrying one of two U.S. aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus has left Liberia for the United States.
A spokesperson for the charity, Samaritan’s Purse, says the plane is carrying Dr. Kent Brantly. The second Samaritan’s Purse staff member, missionary Nancy Writebol, is due to be transported on a later flight, as the plane is only equipped to carry one patient at a time.
Meanwhile, West African leaders have agreed to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control.
Heads of state from Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and the World Health Organisation met in Guinea to coordinate a 100 million US dollars regional response to the deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus.
And with the death toll continuing rise, leaders concerned agreed on steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the disease in an effort to control it….http://owl.li/zSnzH and ….http://owl.li/zThNN

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