Africa Ebola a 'shared' African problem, yet nations look to their own needs (+video)

Only Ethiopia and Algeria are judged ready to handle an Ebola crisis. The White House said today it's sending aid and 3,000 American troops to join the battle. 

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East African leaders today acknowledged that West Africa's Ebola outbreak is unprecedented in severity and scope, and too big for that region to handle by itself. Yet at a gathering in Kenya the main focus was on measures to keep the virus out of their nations.