Jack Ma, the man who co-founded e-commerce site Alibaba, has sent medical supplies to Africa.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tweeted they would start distribution on Monday.
Experts have warned that Africa’s struggling health infrastructure would not be able to cope if the virus becomes established there.
The region has reported about 1,100 cases spread across 43 countries, with 39 deaths.
Jack Ma sent a tweet that said, ”Thank you Prime Minister @AbiyAhmedAli for helping us distribute supplies throughout Africa. It’s a tough job during such a difficult time. Together, we can do this!”