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Second Ebola patient due to arrive in US

By Reuters in Atlanta ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-08-06 07:05:09

The second American aid worker infected with Ebola in West Africa is due to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday in serious medical condition, while a New York hospital completes tests on a man for the deadly virus.

Missionary Nancy Writebol, 59, is expected to arrive on Tuesday to be treated by infectious disease specialists in a special isolation ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, according to Christian missionary group SIM USA.

Writebol took off from Liberia on Monday in a medical aircraft headed to Atlanta, according to a Reuters witness in that country.

Second Ebola patient due to arrive in US

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