U.S. nurse who had Ebola is virus free, say U.S. health officials

The NIH scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss Pham's discharge.

By: Reuters | Washington | Published: October 24, 2014 9:17 pm
Nina Pham in a still taken from a video in her isolation room at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas on October 16, 2014. (Source: Reuters) Nina Pham in a still taken from a video in her isolation room at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas on October 16, 2014. (Source: Reuters)

A Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola is now free of the virus, U.S. health officials said on Friday.

Nina Pham, who contracted the disease while treating a man who later died of Ebola in a Dallas hospital, had been undergoing treatment at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, since Oct. 16.

The NIH scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss Pham’s discharge.

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