U.S. military officials are under growing pressure to take the Ebola threat seriously.
But they’re also in the middle of an unprecedented public relations campaign to combat the deadly virus.
Read more: U.N. chief: Ebola pandemic ‘not the end of the world’ But U.K. military chief of staff, Gen. Philip Breedlove, said in an interview published on Wednesday that he is “not worried about the end game.”
“We’ve seen that when things go bad, they are often pretty quick,” Breedlove said.
“Ebola is a long-term disease, and the end-game is not to be a zombie, but it’s not the end in and of itself.”
He added that “the longer the pandemic lasts, the more of us will be at risk, and then it will be more of a problem.”
The United States military is trying to convince Americans to stay home and stay away from the U.
Ns. facilities in Liberia and Sierra Leone that are hosting thousands of Ebola patients.
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Air Force general, says military will ‘do whatever is necessary’ to contain Ebola outbreak.
Air Force general: U S is not at war with ‘Ebolas’ But Gen. Breedlove has stressed that the U .
S. military has a “duty to respond” to the Ebola crisis.
The commander also said that the United States will continue to do everything it can to contain the outbreak and will “do whatever we can to ensure the safety of our people and the health of those we protect.”
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