Two Ebola Patients Coming To Emory Hospital

Aug 1, 2014

Credit Dan Raby / WABE


[Updated 6:30 p.m. with expanded audio.]

Emory University Hospital officials just wrapped up a news conference on the hospital’s plans to treat two patients, infected with the Ebola virus, being brought here from Liberia.

Jim Burress was at the news conference and filed this brief report from the scene.

The isolation room at Emory University Hospital looks much the same as any other hospital room on the inside.
Credit Photo courtesy Jack Kearse/Emory University

Jim will expand on this report with our All Things Considered host Denis O'Hayer, live on WABE 90.1 FM at 5:44 p.m. this afternoon.

Updated 6:30 p.m.

We now have the audio of Jim Burress discussing Emory Hospital's plans for the Ebola patients that will be arriving soon.  He spoke with Denis O'Hayer.