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Second American volunteer contracts Ebola in West Africa
Second American volunteer contracts Ebola in West Africa

An American who was working in Liberia to combat a deadly Ebola outbreak has tested positive for the virus, officials with a Christian charity said Sunday. Nancy Writebol, a married mother of two, was the second American to contract the lethal virus in a week, according to Samaritan's Purse, a Christian crisis-relief group that has been working in the area since the outbreak started in March. Writebol is employed by Service In Mission in Liberia and was working with the team that has been treating patients in Monrovia, the Liberian capital.  "We request that her family’s privacy be respected during this difficult time, and please keep them in your prayers,"...

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