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    Biggest threat to US troops in Liberia is malaria, not Ebola [Image 3 of 4]

    Biggest threat to US troops in Liberia is malaria, not Ebola



    Photo by Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods 

    27th Public Affairs Detachment

    Service members assigned to Joint Forces Command – United Assistance wear uniforms treated in insect repellent while unloading bags at Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Dec. 3, 2014. In addition to the uniforms, precautionary measures like spraying insect repellent and eliminating standing pools of water are put in place to prevent breeding grounds for mosquitoes, which carry malaria. Operation United Assistance is a Department of Defense operation in Liberia to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa. Portions of this image were masked for privacy reasons. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 27th Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)



    Date Taken: 12.03.2014
    Date Posted: 12.03.2014 09:54
    Photo ID: 1685201
    VIRIN: 141203-A-FS017-003
    Resolution: 4928x3264
    Size: 1.5 MB
    Location: MONROVIA, LR 

    Web Views: 59
    Downloads: 9