2 US Ebola victims to arrive at metro Atlanta base
August 1, 2014 3:26 PM
By The Associated Press
In this undated photo released by the Center for Disease Control, a Aeromedical Biological Containment System which looks like a sealed isolation tent for Ebola air transportation is shown. On Thursday afternoon July 31, 2014, officials at Atlanta's Emory University Hospital said they expected one of the Americans to be transferred there "within the next several days." The hospital declined to identify which aid worker, citing privacy laws. (AP Photo/Center for Disease Control) (Credit: AP)
(AP) -- Federal officials say two American aid workers who contracted Ebola in Africa will be flown into a metro Atlanta military base.
The Pentagon's press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Friday that a private-chartered aircraft will be arriving at Dobbins Air Reserve Base with patients evacuated from Africa. The patients will then be taken to medical facilities.
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