Missionary treated for Ebola to speak with nursing students

ATLANTA (AP) — An American woman treated for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta plans to speak to new nursing students there this week.

Nancy Writebol will share her experiences working with a missionary group in Liberia and being treated at Emory. Emory University’s School of Nursing Dean Linda McCauley says Friday’s convocation welcomes incoming nursing students and faculty to the campus in Atlanta.

Writebol was the second American to contract the Ebola virus in Liberia during the summer of 2014. She has since returned to volunteer work in Liberia with the North Carolina-based charity SIM.

Four patients recovered from the disease at Emory University Hospital in a unit built for treating highly contagious infectious diseases.

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