|Description:||This image was created by U.S. Army Africa, Chief Petty Officer Jerrold Diederich, and depicts U.S. Navy Lt. Andrea McCoy, as she was reviewing specimen documentation, and recording data in a laboratory log book at a Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) mobile laboratory on Bushrod Island, Liberia. The NMRC sent two mobile testing labs to Liberia to support Operation United Assistance (OUA). Each two-person lab is capable of testing up to 80 samples per day.|
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is the lead U.S. Government organization for Operation United Assistance. U.S. Africa Command is supporting the effort by providing command and control, logistics, training and engineering assets to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in West African nations. See the Flickr site link below, for additional imagery related to the NMRC labs support of Operation United Assistance response to the 2014 West African Ebola viral outbreak.