Experimental Drug Success: US Ebola Doctor To Be Discharged After Recovery – 21 August 2014

RT logoAn American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in Liberia has recovered and will be discharged on Thursday after being treated with the experimental drug, ZMapp.

Kent Brantley was treated in Emory University Hospital in Atlanta Georgia; a second doctor with Ebola Nancy Writebol is also being treated with ZMapp there.

Brantly is expected to leave Emory after a news conference, according to a spokesperson for Samaritan’s Purse, the charity for whom he works, Reuters reports.

“I have marveled at Dr Brantly’s courageous spirit as he fought this horrible virus with the help of the highly competent and caring staff at Emory University Hospital,” Franklin Graham, the president of Samaritan’s Purse said in statement.

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