Dallas Nurse to be Released from Emory Today

first_img Share Add to My List In My List A second Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola while treating a patient from Liberia will leave the hospital today.Amber Vinson was flown to Atlanta and admitted to Emory University Hospital on Oct. 15, just a day after her diagnosis.Last week, Vinson’s family issued a statement saying doctors could no longer detect the Ebola virus in her system. Emory now confirms Vinson is Ebola-free, and will be discharged today.  The 29-year-old is expected to speak at a news conference this afternoon .   Vinson is the fourth Ebola patient to seek treatment at Emory’s Serious Communicable Disease Unit.  All four have recovered from the virus. ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Party For Whom The Bell Rings Related Stories Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility last_img read more