What Happens After You Survive Ebola?


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This is a news analysis of the life of the two American missionaries who recovered from Ebola. Does their recovery validate ZMapp as an effective Ebola cure? Are they now immune? And what does this means for the Africans currently battling the virus?

(CNN)
-- Two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus were given an experimental drug.

Shortly after, Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol were flown separately from Liberia to Atlanta's Emory University Hospital -- the first human patients with Ebola to ever come to the United States.

Writebol was released from the hospital Tuesday. On Thursday morning, Brantly walked out of that same hospital with no signs of the virus in his system, doctors say.

Their recoveries seem to offer hope for those fighting the largest Ebola outbreak in known history. More than 2,400 people have been infected by the virus, according to the World Health Organization, and it's killed more than half.

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