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Ebola: A Medical Drama Unfolds


In a statement from Liberia, where he is still under quarantine, Writebol’s husband, David, says: “A week ago we were thinking about making funeral arrangements for Nancy. Now we have a real reason to be hopeful.”

Aug. 19 -- After 2 weeks of treatment, Writebol is quietly discharged from Emory.

Aug. 21 -- The dozens of doctors and nurses who treated the two Americans at Emory line the halls of the hospital as Brantly is released from the isolation unit.  He high-fives and hugs the medical team as he leaves.

“Today is a miraculous day,” he says later at a news conference.


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