Two missionaries from Samaritan’s Purse test positive for Ebola


Dr. Kent Brantly cares for an Ebola patient in the isolation ward before he tested positive for the virus.

Two Americans working to battle Ebola in Liberia, including a Samaritan’s Purse doctor, have tested positive for the terrible virus and are fighting for their lives.

Dr. Kent Brantly, medical director for the Samaritan’s Purse care center serving the Liberian capital of Monrovia, and Nancy Writebol, part of the joint Serving In Mission/Samaritan’s Purse team, are currently undergoing intensive treatment at an isolation center at ELWA Hospital.

“We are doing everything possible to help Dr. Brantly and Nancy,” Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham said. “We ask everyone to please pray urgently for them and their families.”

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