Both U.S. Ebola patients cleared of virus, dischargedUpdated: 2014-08-22 04:29:22 (KST)
Time now for a look through the international headlines we're following on this Friday morning. For that, we turn to our Eunice Kim, standing by at the NewsCenter. Good morning, Eunice.
Good morning, Mark. BOTH American health workers who had contracted Ebola while working in Liberia have been CLEARED of the virus. One of them is speaking out. Take a listen.
"Today is a miraculous day. I am thrilled to be alive, to be well, and to be reunited with my family.
Source: Released U.S Ebola patient: "Today is a miraculous day"
That's Dr. Kent Brantly He and fellow missionary Nancy Writebol were discharged from Emory University Hospital Tuesday local time.
Dr. Bruce Ribner from the hospital - in the press conference - said thorough testing had determined that there was no evidence of the Ebola virus in their bodies and in conjunction with the state government and Centers for Disease Control had determined they posed no health risk to the public.
Nearly 25-hundred people have been infected of the virus in West Africa of them, more than 13-hundred people have died according to the World Health Organization.
It also said no cases of the disease had been confirmed outside of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria, despite suspected cases elsewhere.
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