Video: American Doctor Who Survived Ebola Virus Discharged From Hospital, Gives SpeechThursday, August 21, 2014
The American doctor who was infected with Ebola Virus and flown to America has been discharged from Emory hospital after he was certified 100% okay. Dr. Kent Brantly, while speaking at a news conference said today is a miraculous day and he is thrilled to be alive. Read his speech below:
"Today is a miraculous day. I’m thrilled to be alive, to be well and to be reunited with my family.
"I cannot thank you enough for your prayers and your support, but what I can tell you is that I serve a God who answers prayers. God saved my life, a direct answer to thousands and thousands of prayers. Thank you to the Liberia community, Emory hospital and so many of you, my family, friends and church family. Please don’t stop praying for others in West Africa.”
“I will be going away to recover physically and emotionally, but for now, we need some time together in private before sharing more of our journey."
Nancy Writebol has earlier been discharged from Emory University Hospital on Tuesday after also being certified okay.
Video of Dr Kents speech below: