MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is having an impact on some health organizations here in the Twin Cities.
The nonprofit group Children’s Surgery International has canceled a trip to Liberia because of the outbreak.READ MORE: Former Minneapolis Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson Fighting Stage 5 Kidney Disease
Laura Stege-Koppel, a nurse with Children’s Hospital in Minnesota, volunteers for the group, which does medical mission trips in West Africa.
“For the 3 million people in that country, they have very few doctors and nurses. And once this Ebola outbreak has finished, they are going to be in desperate need of health care,” she said.