It appears that at least one of the American Ebola virus victims in Liberia will be treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. within the next several days. ABC World News reported a medical charter flight left Cartersville, Georgia on Thursday to evacuate the Americans with the Ebola virus, and it appears at least one of the Americans would be treated at the Emory hospital. Nancy Writebol of Charlotte and Dr. Kent Brantly of Fort Worth, Texas, recently contracted the deadly disease while working in Liberia.
The hospital said it did not know when the patient will arrive. Meanwhile, while the first known Ebola patients are to come to the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel warning Thursday to avoid nonessential travel to West African nations.
- Written by Steve Frank
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