Nearly four-in-ten (39 percent) U.S. adults are concerned that there will be a large outbreak of the Ebola virus, and more than one-quarter (26 percent) are concerned that they or someone in their immediate family may get sick with Ebola in the next year.
As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn’t spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first public appearance pleading for help for countries still struggling with the virus.
Dr. Kent Brantly and his fellow medical missionary, Nancy Writebol, are expected to make full recoveries after treatment for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital.
Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are being treated in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital.
Dr. Patricia Riley, missionary to Liberia, West Africa for the past 14 years, spoke with WAOK’s Rashad Richey about the Ebola epidemic across West Africa. Dr. Riley was stationed in West Africa until May 2014, […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the “experimental serum” that two American patients with Ebola received, is in very limited supply and won’t be available for general use.
Victims will receive treatment at special ward of Emory University Hospital.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
With more than 600 people dead from the Ebola virus in West Africa, fears are running rampant of the virus spreading globally since this is the worst outbreak of the deadly disease in history. Experts warn that the virus could easily spread to the U.S. as more than 1,000 cases have been reported in the African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.