Presidential Memorandum Says No to Lawsuits re: Ebola

[O]n Thursday, President Obama signed a Memorandum of Understanding that indemnifies USAID contractors from being sued pursuant to their work during the current Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

According to an article at CNS News:

The president’s directive gives the administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) the authority to indemnify companies from lawsuits related to “contracts performed in Africa in support of USAID’s response to the Ebola outbreak in Africa where the contractor, its employees, or subcontractors will have significant exposure to Ebola.”

To read the original document go to Presidential Memorandum — Authorizing the Exercise of Authority Under Public Law 85-804 | The White House.