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Two Americans contract Ebola in Liberia

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 00:49

Two American aid workers in Liberia test positive for Ebola while working to combat the deadliest outbreak of the virus ever. Linda So reports.

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Dr. Kent Brantly of Fort Worth, Texas pictured here with his family is one of two Americans in Liberia to have tested positive for the Ebola virus. His church family is praying for healing. The 33 year old doctor contracted the deadly virus while working for a relief organization treating Ebola patients in Monrovia, Liberia. SOUNDBITE: KENT SMITH, CHURCH ELDER, SAYING: "Yesterday he had a rough day but his spirits are high and we get good reports as is his character, his thoughts are really with other people than with himself." Brantly was working with a hygenist from North Carolina who also tested positive for the disease. Health officials say the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. At least 660 people have died.

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Two Americans contract Ebola in Liberia

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 00:49