General: Sending military to fight Ebola ‘misuse’ of soldiers
Ex-Delta Force commander stresses ‘great risk’ of infection
Posted By Jerome R. Corsi On 09/17/2014 @ 8:09 am In Front Page,Health,U.S.,World |
Sending American troops to combat Ebola in Liberia is “an absolute misuse of the U.S. military,” contends retired Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin.
“The U.S. military does not have specific training regarding how to handle a medical emergency like Ebola,” he said.
“It’s rather obvious there is a great risk the U.S. military going into Liberia to fight Ebola will end up getting infected themselves.”
He talked through the steps the U.S. military would have to take to protect troops from contracting the disease.
“One of the first things the U.S. military will have to do is to set up centers where the soldiers can be sterilized and cleaned, to try to reduce the risk to…
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