At the moment the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak has a survival rate of 1 out of every 10 individuals and the virus can only be spread through contact with body fluids(sweat,urine,blood,etc.) of an infected individual after symptoms appear or contact with a dead body that has had the virus.Symptoms don't appear until about 21 days of incubation in the human body making it hard to quarantine individuals before they begin demonstrating symptoms.President Obama is sending thousands of U.S. troops to West Africa to fight the deadly Ebola virus. Their mission will be to construct treatment centers and provide medical training to healthcare workers in the local communities, putting at risk thousands of american soldiers. The objective is pointless it will serve no longterm benefits due to the militarized humanitarian aid will be seen as nonneutral interference by the local africans. Creating further tensions between the locals and U.S.. Due to once the U.S. military arrives they are going to interpret and handle the situation the same way they handle conflict in battle driven by political or military objectives in mind angering the locals,attacks against humanitarian personnel have been rising in the past decade precisely because of a perceived blurring of humanitarian, political, and military goals and will only increase if we send troops over seas. we are taking U.S. soldiers away from their loved ones and risking their lives . The U.S. shouldn't play world cop much less doctor. The Department of Defense has already allocated
$1 billion to fight Ebola, but under militarized aid the budget is meant to be spent quickly.
Once funds run out the african countries won't be able to fund the programs on their own; its a quick fix by the U.S. government and a waste of resources instead of focusing the resources
on finding a cure. Soldiers could come back healthy but what if they come down with the virus do to