Pentagon's $1B Reprogramming For Ebola Fight Will Last Six Months

By Tony Bertuca / October 8, 2014 at 4:18 PM
The $1 billion the Defense Department has reprogrammed for Ebola crisis response in West Africa should last approximately six months before mission resourcing will have to be re-evaluated, according to DOD's outgoing chief of nuclear, chemical and biological defense programs who is leaving the Pentagon to help lead the State Department's Ebola efforts. "This has the potential to be the biggest biological threat of my lifetime," Andy Weber, the assistant secretary of defense for NCBDP, told reporters at the Pentagon...

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