Ebola virus patient due in Atlanta

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An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus is the first being flown to the US for treatment and expected to arrive in Atlanta on Saturday, a missionary group said. Two seriously-ill American aid workers will be treated at Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital. Samaritan’s Purse missionary group spokesman Todd Shearer told The Associated Press that a plane carrying Dr Kent Brantly has left West Africa. Mr Brantly works for the group that is paying for the trip. The private jet outfitted with a special, portable tent designed for transporting patients with highly-infectious diseases was due to arrive at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, Georgia, just outside Atlanta. From there, the…

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