Royal Navy nurse Lieutenant Susan Jeffreys checks medical equipment aboard the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Argus
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UK aid teams head for Sierra Leone aboard RFA Argus

A British medical ship is leaving for West Africa to help tackle the Ebola outbreak.

RFA Argus will provide supplies and helicopter support to medical staff on the ground.

Meanwhile, the former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan says he is "bitterly disappointed" with the way the international community has responded to the crisis.

Keith Doyle reports.

  • 17 Oct 2014
  • From the section Africa
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