US sends health official to Cuban Ebola meeting

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Nelson Arboleda, director of the U.S.' Center for Disease Control and Prevention for Central America (CDC), speaks to journalists before the start of a regional meeting on fighting Ebola in Latin America and Africa, in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The CDC's participation is the most concrete sign to date of the U.S.' and Cuba's expressed desire to cooperate against the disease. Cuba is sending at least 256 medical workers to West Africa to treat and prevent Ebola. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)HAVANA (AP) — The United States has sent a health official to a Cuban meeting on coordinating Latin America’s response to Ebola. The participation of the Centers for Disease Control’s Central America director is the most concrete sign to date of the two nations’ expressed desire to cooperate against the disease.