The Dallas nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on US soil had some positive words to say about her condition and the treatment she is receiving.
Pham released the following statement via Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas: “I’m doing well and want to thank everyone for their kind wishes and prayers. I am blessed by the support of family and friends and am blessed to be cared for by the best team of doctors and nurses in the world here at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.”
Additionally, Texas Health Resources CEO Barclay Berdan adds: “The hearts and prayers of everyone at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas are with Nina Pham, and we are working tirelessly to help her in this courageous fight. The doctors and nurses involved with her treatment remain hopeful, and we ask for the prayers of the entire country.”
It was reported yesterday that Ebola survivor and Samaritan’s Purse physician, Dr. Kent Brantly, traveled to Dallas on Sunday to make a blood donation for Nina Pham. This is the 3rd time Brantly (Dr. Rick Sacra and NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo) has donated his Ebola antibody rich-blood for an Ebola patient in the US.
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