Second American with Ebola Responding to Treatment in West Africa

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_990ddfd936.jpgObtained by ABC News from Grady Hospital (ATLANTA) -- The second American stricken with the Ebola virus is responding to treatment in West Africa and due at a specialized medical facility at Emory University on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Dr. Kent Brantly, who was infected with virus while in South Africa, is improving at an Atlanta hospital.

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New York City Hospital Says Patient 'Unlikely' to Have Ebola

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_008f827ab3.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City is treating a possible Ebola patient who recently traveled to West Africa, hospital officials said. The patient arrived at the hospital’s emergency room early Monday morning with “a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms,” according to a statement from the hospital. The patient has been isolated and is undergoing diagnostic testing.

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Adam Sandler Calls 8-Year-Old Fan with Leukemia

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_00620ee081.jpgABC/Randy Holmes (LOS ANGELES) -- After a family friend wrote a blog post in which he tried to connect his friend's 8-year-old son battling leukemia with the boy's idol, Adam Sandler literally came calling. In late July, John Kinnear wrote a sweet note about Jeff Lynch, whom he worked with in 2004, and his son Grady, who was diagnosed with Leukemia in February.

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How Did US Ebola Patients Get Experimental Drug?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_842fa5e111.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Desperate to save the American Ebola patients in Liberia, Samaritan's Purse started researching experimental treatments last week, according to an official at the National Institutes of Health. The organization called the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which referred them to an NIH employee deployed in Africa who would be familiar with the treatments.

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Plane Bringing Second American with Ebola Back to US to Leave for Liberia Sunday

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_0859948bbb.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (ATLANTA) --  The plane carrying the second American patient who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia will leave the U.S. for the West African country Sunday, a U.S. official told ABC News. The private air ambulance is scheduled to take off on Sunday and arrive in Liberia after one stopover, the official said.

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