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U.S. To Assign Military To Fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region.

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Mission Group Identifies 3rd American With Ebola, Unknown If He Will Return To US For Treatment

The third American sickened with Ebola is a Boston-area doctor who decided to return to Liberia after the two others fell ill with the deadly virus, the president of his missionary group said Wednesday.

09/03/2014

Kent Brantly (credit: Samaritan's Purse)

Fort Worth Ebola Survivor: ‘I Felt Like I Was Going To Die’

A doctor from Fort Worth who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia is “very close” to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease.

09/02/2014

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Experimental Ebola Drug Heals All Animals In Study

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes the treatment might at some point help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa.

08/29/2014

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) virologist checks the 'deactivated' results of blood testing for Ebola in a newly-opened mobile laboratory on August 21, 2014 near Monrovia, Liberia. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

DFW Crew Flying Ebola Supplies To Liberia

Six people are headed from Alliance Airport in Fort Worth to Liberia on Tuesday to deliver medical supplies for workers who are fighting the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

08/26/2014

Fort Worth Dr. Kent Brantly (right) stands with his wife, Amber Brantly, during a press conference announcing his release from Emory Hospital on August 21, 2014. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Funds Spring Up For Fort Worth Ebola Survivor

Former colleagues and fellow congregants are raising money and accepting donations for Dr. Kent Brantly, the Texas-trained doctor who survived Ebola.

08/22/2014

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Fort Worth Church Celebrates Doctor’s Ebola Recovery

For the first time in nearly a month, Fort Worth doctor Kent Brantly is out of the hospital.

CBS 11–08/21/2014

Fort Worth Dr. Kent Brantly (right) stands with his wife, Amber Brantly, during a press conference announcing his release from Emory Hospital on August 21, 2014. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Many Wonder If It’s An Ebola “Cure” Or “Recovery”

As Fort Worth Doctor Kent Brantly walked out of the hospital, concern started to spread on social media. So are Brantly and Nancy Writebol actually “cured?” CBS 11 News set out to answer that question.

CBSDFW.COM–08/21/2014

Kent Brantly (credit: Samaritan's Purse)

A Miraculous Recovery, Fort Worth Doctor Survives Ebola

Dr. Kent Brantly took the stage in Atlanta for a press conference as an Ebola survivor thankful to the staff of the hospital and relief agencies who came to his aid.

08/21/2014

Kent Brantly (credit: Samaritan's Purse)

Fort Worth Doctor & Colleague Recovered From Ebola, Checked Out Of Hospital

Just a few weeks after returning to the United States with the Ebola virus, Fort Worth doctor Kent Brantly has recovered and could be heading home soon.

08/21/2014

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US Basketball: No Africa Trip After Ebola Outbreak

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says Friday the Americans were disappointed to call off what would have been the national team’s first trip to the African continent.

08/15/2014

Dr. Kent Brantly

Doctor With Ebola Hopes For Release ‘In Near Future’

A doctor from Fort Worth who contracted Ebola while doing missionary work in Africa hopes to be released in the near future, the international relief group has announced.

08/15/2014

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