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Son of american battling Ebola-weak,fighting

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 Humanitarian organizations are rushing to pull volunteers out of Africa as the deadly Ebola virus spreads.
The peace corps is withdrawing more than 3-hundred volunteers from from Liberia, sierra Leone and guinea.
Two volunteers have been isolated after coming in contact with someone who died from the virus.
Two other infected Americans remain in Liberia...
Doctor Kent Brantley and missionary Nancy Writebol are fighting for their lives.
Nancy's son spoke with c-n-n about her condition.
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"mom continues in stable condition, but it's very serious and she's still fighting as my dad told me. She's weak, but working through it. One good news, piece of good news is that yesterday they were having a very difficult time getting an iv into her for proper fluids, and dad told me this morning that one of the nurses that's part of the team that's attending to my mom and dr. Brantley was able to get an iv in on the first try, so we're really happy about that this morning."
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a state department source tells c-n-n u-s government officials are in talks to bring Writebol and Brantley back from Africa.
Another American, 40-year-old Patrick Sawyer, died in a Nigerian hospital earlier this month.
He had just come from Liberia, where he worked as a government official.



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