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U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations

Mikulski to hold hearing on Ebola funding

Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said Monday the panel will hold a hearing on fighting the spread of Ebola — the latest indication Congress is preparing to consider additional funding to deal with the virus.

The hearing is scheduled for Nov. 6, two days after the midterm elections and about a week before senators are set to return to Washington to pass a broader bill to fund the government. The Obama administration has not yet indicated publicly whether it will seek more money to confront Ebola.

There are signs Ebola is waning as a political issue, particularly after health officials lifted a quarantine Monday on dozens of...