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How Internet access can fight Ebola




Facebook announced users will be able to donate on it site to help fight Ebola. Meanwhile the company will also donate 100 communications terminals in the disease-stricken areas.
Facebook announced users will be able to donate on it site to help fight Ebola. Meanwhile the company will also donate 100 communications terminals in the disease-stricken areas.
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Facebook says that over the next week, users will see an option to donate to three nonprofits fighting the disease.

It also announced it's donating one-hundred communication terminals for better Internet and cell phone service in affected areas in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

How might being connected online help address a health crisis?

Adele Waugaman, an advisor on humanitarian and technological efforts at Catalyst Advisory, says technology can help medical workers keep better records as well as broadcast important PSAs to affected communities.