Nina Pham Files Suit Against the Hospital Where She Contracted Ebola While Working

Nurse is suing Texas hospital for negligence; says she hopes to uncover how the hospital handled Ebola.
1:43 | 03/02/15

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Transcript for Nina Pham Files Suit Against the Hospital Where She Contracted Ebola While Working
Now to the American nurse who became a symbol of the threat of ebola, Nina Pham, fighting for her life inside the Texas hospital where she contracted the disease. Now suing the hospital. On the case tonight, Cecelia Vega. Reporter: That's Nina Pham in the hospital fighting for her life a doctor handing her tissues to wipe away tears. Don't cry. Reporter: But tonight the nurse calls that video a publicity stunt released without her permission. Thanks for being part of the volunteer team to take care of our first patient. Reporter: But Pham now says she never volunteered and today she filed suit against Texas health presbyterian hospital and its parent company accusing them of negligence. Nina Pham should not have gotten ebola, and there needs to be some accountability for that. Reporter: Pham was the first nurse to treat Thomas Eric Duncan, patient zero. She now says she received zero training or guidance about ebola. And when she asked how to protect herself a manager "Searched Google" and handed her an internet printout. Pham contends she even had skin exposed when she first treated Duncan. The hospital tonight telling ABC news, "We view all our employees as part of our family. We remain optimistic that we can resolve this matter with Nina." Nina Pham did survive. Reunited with her dog, even meeting the president, but she says her recovery is far from over. Pham says she has nightmares, insomnia, and body aches. And hopes her suit uncovers the truth about how the hospital handled the deadly disease. Now, new Numbers showing

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