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Milwaukee Groups Collect Supplies to Help Sierra Leone Stop Spread of Ebola

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There are currently six locations where items can be dropped off.

More than 130 passengers who flew on a Frontier Airlines flight between Dallas and Cleveland must watch for signs of Ebola.

A Texas nurse diagnosed with the disease Tuesday had been aboard the flight.

Meanwhile, the World Health Organization now predicts that Western African could be hit with 10,000 new cases of Ebola each week through the end of the year.

In response to the disaster, a coalition of Milwaukee groups have begun collecting supplies to send to Africa, particularly to Sierra Leone. We caught up with Lilane McFarlane of the Milwaukee African Women’s Association.

LaToya was a reporter with WUWM from 2006 to 2021.
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