US Ebola Patients Released From Hospital

Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly have been cured of the Ebola virus and released from Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
1:43 | 08/21/14

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American missionary workers infected with Ebola once feared to be near death have now recovered today. -- a miraculous day doctor Kent Bradley and Nancy right bolt sent home from Emory university hospital in Atlanta after nearly three weeks of intense treatment. I'm thrilled to be -- life. To be well. And to be reunited with multifamily. This morning doctors hailed the release as nothing short of America call we are tremendously pleased. With doctor Brantley and this is right -- Recovery Brantley and rifle were working in the -- -- -- of this field hospital in Liberia when they got sick. Both were given an experimental drug called C -- flown to the US and then driven in a convoy to this Atlanta hospital. Paramedics wearing Hazmat suits for protection. Ebola has claimed the lives of more than thirteen hundred people in West Africa the deadliest outbreak in history. But with the right care about 40% of patients survive. In an effort to contain the deadly disease the military in Liberia had sealed off impoverished neighborhood. Leading to violent clashes. Calm has returned today. Experts say the two American missionaries had plenty of -- ahead of them but doctors say after three weeks Ebola patients who beat the disease can no longer spread it easily. The medical staff here at Emory is confident that the discharge from the hospital of both of these patients. Poses no public health threat. Now Nancy right ball was quietly released from the hospital on Tuesday and is resting privately. Doctor Brantley was all smiles and made one request please do not stop praying for the people of Liberia. -- felony ABC news Los Angeles.

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