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.