G-20 Summit: Leaders commit to 'extinguish' Ebola outbreak

Leaders meet at the first plenary session at the G20 summit in Brisbane on Nov 15, 2014.  Leaders of the world's most powerful economies on Saturday vowed to do all they can to "extinguish" the deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa. -- PHOTO
Leaders meet at the first plenary session at the G20 summit in Brisbane on Nov 15, 2014.  Leaders of the world's most powerful economies on Saturday vowed to do all they can to "extinguish" the deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa. -- PHOTO: AFP

BRISBANE (AFP) - Leaders of the world's most powerful economies on Saturday vowed to do all they can to "extinguish" the deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa.

"G-20 members are committed to do what is necessary to ensure the international effort can extinguish the outbreak and address its medium-term economic and humanitarian costs," the G-20 leaders said in a statement during their summit in Brisbane.