Obama focus on efforts to combat Ebola

The White House said that President Barack Obama canceled a planned trip was carried out on Thursday to Rhode Island and New York in order to focus on his administration's efforts to contain the Ebola virus in the United States.

Obama had planned to deliver a speech on the economy in Rhode Island and collecting donations for the Democratic Party in New York but canceled for the second day in a row engagements in response to growing public concern over the deadly Ebola virus after being diagnosed with a second case of the disease in the territory of the United States.
On the other hand , a source at the Spanish Defense Ministry said on Thursday that the United States has asked Madrid government to allow them to use American air bases in Spanish territory in operations to combat Ebola in Africa.
The source told Reuters, "I have asked the American authorities from Spain to use bases in the country as a transit point for supplies and logistics engineers who reside field hospitals in Liberia and Sierra Leone."
He explained that is expected to approve Madrid on demand.
"The aircraft will not transfer patients or suspected infected with Ebola or were in contact with sick people. It Would be to the right of Spain inspection of aircraft and passengers."
The United States has 4,000 troops in West Africa to contribute to the containment of the worst recorded outbreak of the disease.
It is expected to be announced the decision on the request George on Friday when Spanish Defense Minister Pedro Morines meets American counterpart Chuck Hagel in Washington.
The United States has four bases in Spain.
It was died about 4500, almost all infected with Ebola in West Africa.

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