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RFA Argus Joins Ebola Mission

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4:24pm 8th October 2014

Cornwall joins the fight against Ebola.

Falmouth based hospital ship RFA Argus is on its way to Sierra Leone to help deal with the outbreak and could be used to evacuate British casualties.

The Prime Minister has deployed the Royal Navy ship, three Merlin helicopters and hundreds of troops.

Navy experts say RFA Argus is perfect for supporting work to control the virus and treat patients.

You can get a full fact file on the ship here

This as medics warn the epidemic is far from under control.

UK hospitals are on standby in case it arrives here.

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4:24pm 8th October 2014

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