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A Dallas nurse who has Ebola has been given plasma to fight the virus taken from the blood of a doctor who beat the disease.

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Saymendy Lloyd, a friend of the woman who planned to marry Thomas Duncan, spoke on behalf of the family of the Dallas Ebola patient during a press conference Friday afternoon. 

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The experimental drug Brincidofovir was administered to the Dallas Ebola patient as soon as it possibly could, Texas Health Presbyterian officials said Thursday afternoon.

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Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth-trained doctor who contracted Ebola in Africa, tells NPR that having the virus made him realize the “emotional and psychological toll” of the disease.

He had cared for Ebola patients. He himself caught the virus. Only then, said Dr. Kent Brantly, did he fully grasp the awful nature of this disease.

Dr. Kent Brantly, a U.S. medical missionary who contracted Ebola in July while working as a doctor in Liberia and survived the deadly disease after treatment at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, appeared at a joint Senate hearing today examining the Ebola outbreak.

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It’s been an emotional roller coaster for friends, family and colleagues of Dr. Kent Brantly. The lows came when the Fort Worth-trained doctor contracted Ebola in Liberia and had to be flown to a special isolation ward in Atlanta.

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Dr. Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth-trained doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, says he's thrilled to be alive. 

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The family belongings of Dr. Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth-trained doctor who contracted Ebola in Liberia, are considered contaminated and will be destroyed, according to a statement Friday from the hospital where he studied.

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An American doctor infected with Ebola says he's getting stronger every day. 

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Today on Think, Krys Boyd asked a panel of local infectious disease experts about whether Ebola could spread in the United States.

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The Fort Worth doctor who contracted the Ebola virus and is now in Atlanta appears to be improving.

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Dr. Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, has reportedly arrived in Atlanta for treatment. 

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The Fort Worth doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia has improved slightly. The relief group Samaritan’s Purse said today that Dr. Kent Brantly is in serious condition.

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A doctor trained in Fort Worth is now fighting for his life in a Liberian hospital -- a victim of the Ebola outbreak he was trying to battle. 

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