Topics

Diseases and Illnesses
With Ian Crozier's reveal, here are the 10 Ebola patients treated in U.S.
With Ian Crozier's reveal, here are the 10 Ebola patients treated in U.S.

Since the current Ebola outbreak began a year ago in West Africa — where the World Health Organization estimates the virus has claimed more than 6,000 lives — 10 patients have been treated in the United States. Of those 10, eight have recovered and two have died. The U.S. patients and their ages at diagnosis: Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, an American physician, was treating Ebola patients through missionary work in Liberia when he contracted the virus. He was flown to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for treatment, arriving Aug. 2. Brantly became the first patient to be treated for Ebola in the United States. In the course of his treatment, he received a blood transfusion from...

Loading