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The company is helping out with health education and emergency voice and data services, and giving its users an easy way to make donations.
The phones will go to healthcare workers and other people sent by the United Nations to combat the deadly disease in West Africa.
The company says that the phones, worth about $1 million, will be used in 60 Ebola medical clinics in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
Two days after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the donation, his wife says the goal is "to be able to keep Ebola to a confined state, where we can aggressively intervene."
Aimed at people in West Africa, the BBC will use the popular messaging app to provide updates about the spread of Ebola.
The CEO of the world's largest social network says the disease is at "a critical turning point" and needs to be addressed.
An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.
Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.
Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.