Group of American Students Stuck in the Ebola Hot Zone

Parents wait for them to board flights back to the U.S. as flights are cancelled to contain the outbreak.
2:15 | 08/07/14

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Out of a deadly Ebola outbreak into an ABC news exclusive tonight for the first time we are hearing from a group of American students stuck in the hot zone. Their parents waiting for them to board flights back to the US and so far they have been unable to. ABC news has obtained those exclusive images the students now stranded flights canceled outside their zone of safety authority still trying to contain the growing outbreak. Tonight here we hear from those students with a message for their parents ABC's Steve Olson -- on this again tonight. In this exclusive interview ABC news reach these six brave to ski -- university student studying abroad in Liberia. Now stranded in the center of the bullet danger zone. After airline suspended flights to and from the region. You look like anything. Now that we are sick we are saying we are. They want to come home now have -- their parents and remaining calm. And are working with British Airways to fly home through gone -- before school starts August 20. Until then they're staying inside. The residents of the university president in Monrovia have you all been tested by any chance for -- We -- not being -- that. And tracking people here they are aware of -- -- thing. And yet all Satan repetitive news. But it's scaring the -- hands and I'm there. Outside their circle of safety there's fear in nearly a thousand deaths on the roadside so called sanitation senators are just buckets of water and -- -- there's. In the middle of the street in -- a man believed to be sick with people -- -- authority's five hours to get himself. Late today a phone call of thanks from the region the husband of one of the sick missionaries rescued this week. US health officials told congress today they're sending in more workers saying the best defense here at home is a good offense and Africa. The CDC says six people here in the US have been tested for Ebola these are people who walked into emergency rooms. With what look like symptoms all of the results have come back negative.

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