Nancy Writebol is the second U.S. citizen to be diagnosed with ebola in Liberia. She and her husband, David, left for Liberia in August as missionaries with the Christian group, SIM. There is no cure for ebola.
A doctor from Texas, who moved to Liberia to help treat ebola patients, has contracted the deadly disease himself. Dr. Kent Brantly is just one of several health workers in Western Africa who have contracted ebola after working with patients in isolation. There is no cure for the disease.