Skip to comments.'God has a call on my life': U.S. doctor infected with Ebola, WHY he moved his family to Liberia...
Posted on 08/04/2014 12:35:48 PM PDT by EBH
Before Brantly went to Liberia last October, he returned to his hometown of Indianapolis and gave a sermon at the Southeastern Church of Christ, which has been obtained by The Blaze.
'For two years we will live and work and serve among the people who, until the last 10 years of peace, had known nothing but the violence and devastation of war for the previous 20 years,' Brantly told the congregation.
'I've never been to Liberia.
'(I'm going) because God has a call on my life.'
'On difficult days, when I want to give up or when I wonder if I've made the right decision, retelling my story reminds me of how God has brought me to where I am...'
...U.S. officials are confident that Brantly and a second patient - aid worker Nancy Writebol, who is expected to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday- can be treated without putting the public in any danger.
The specialized unit at Emory University Hospital where the...
... Brantly received a transfusion of the blood of a 14-year-old Ebola survivor who he personally helped to treat. Giving blood transfusions from survivors to still suffering Ebola patients is an established, though not nearly proven, treatment for the largely untreatable disease.
However, on Thursday charity SIM said in a statement that Mrs Writebol's condition had worsened, despite the serum.
Her husband, David, is close by but can only visit his wife through a window or dressed in a haz-mat suit.
'We continue to pray for Nancy's full and complete recovery,' said Bruce Johnson, president of SIM USA. 'Even though her condition has worsened, we know she is receiving the best possible medical care, and we are thankful that she has access to this experimental drug.
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Lots of photos of inside plane, containments etc.
A few folks on FR have commented about these doctor's bravery to GO to Africa.
We can only hope and pray that such risk and potential loss of life by an individual and others will instill in people everywhere the love of Christ and overpower the pain and suffering by Satan’s army.
For what it’s worth (on the aircraft and the company behind it)
I have nothing good to say about the African continent. Nothing. Nor about anyone that goes there for whatever lofty purpose, gets sick and willingly takes a pathogen with no known cure back home for purely selfish reasons.