More help coming on Ebola, Harper tells Obama as U.S. lawmaker questions Canadian border security

..U.S. Republican….shheeesh….don’t say thank you or anything… The medicine for the fight on the Ebola front is coming from Canadian scientists…

National Post | News

WASHINGTON – Canada is about to announce new measures in the fight against Ebola, Prime Minister Stephen Harper told his U.S. counterpart Thursday amid increased fear over the spreading virus.

The prime minister made the promise in a phone chat with U.S. President Barack Obama, according to a summary of a phone chat released by Harper’s office.

The new measures will add to Canada’s current commitment of $35 million to the World Health Organization, the UN and humanitarian aid groups working the effected region.

Canada has also donated up to $2.5 million worth of personal protective equipment as the United Nations pleads for more international help and warns that the virus must be contained within 60 days.

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The growing concern has also prompted Obama to suspend two days’ worth of campaign events for the midterm congressional elections — a rare schedule change for a president who…

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