Cuba 1; Canada 0
Cuba is an impoverished island that remains largely cut off from the world and lies about 4,500 miles from the West African nations where Ebola is spreading at an alarming rate. Yet, having pledged to deploy hundreds of medical professionals to the front lines of the pandemic, Cuba stands to play the most robust role among the nations seeking to contain the virus.
–New York Times, Oct. 20, 2014.
The federal government won’t send more experts to help contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa without a guarantee they can be medically evacuated if they get sick.
–Rona Ambrose, Canadian Health Minister, Oct. 20, 2014.