on the Ebola virus article title Ireland will ask the International Monetary Fund for more money to fight Ebola article title The International Monetary Funds has asked the Irish government for more aid to fight the spread of the Ebola outbreak.
The Irish Times reported that the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Commission (EC) have requested €2 billion in loans from the European Union to help cover the costs of treating people who have contracted the virus in Europe.
The money would come in the form of a loan and the EC has said it is considering a similar request from the Irish Government.
The two central banks are expected to discuss their proposals later this week.
Ireland was the first European country to announce it was stepping up its efforts to control the spread and contain the virus.