Nancy and David Writebol talk about their missionary work and overcoming the Ebola she contracted in West Africa. “God’s peace was present and we sensed that in a very real way,” David Writebol said. “God was in control of that and he would take us through.”
The Jaaxes were part of a military team that led the response in Reston, Va., when a primate facility that shipped animals to laboratories across the U.S. for research found its macaques were dying in large numbers. The animals, which had been imported from the Philippines, tested positive for Ebola.
The University of Kansas Hospital said it was testing a possible Ebola patient, one day after the Ebola infection of a Dallas nurse has ramped up concern among some U.S. nurses who might have to care for a patient in which there is no margin of error. Acute care hospitals generally say they’re prepared.