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Thu Oct 2, 2014, 11:09 PM

1. This part about her husband living with her for 4 days, and about how she may have gotten it

Thank you for this article, hadn't seen it.

Q: Were you wearing PPE in your job, disinfecting doctors and nurses?

N.W.: No, I was wearing gloves and a disposable apron. There were times I had a mask on. I was behind a line where I did the disinfecting. They were on one side of a line and I was on the other side. I never crossed those lines. We just donít even have a clue what happened.

Iíve often wondered if I was back there now, having been through the experience, what would I do differently. The only thing is I took temperatures of family members who would come to see patients. I never had to turn anybody away because they had a temperature, but itís possible I might have come in contact with somebody on the outside who had Ebola and maybe shook a hand? Although we werenít really shaking hands with anybody. Most people had a fear of even us. They felt like to be involved with Ebola, you had it.


Q: Was David there?

N.W.: Yes. Itís just the grace of God that David did not come down with Ebola. For the whole 4 days that they thought it was just malaria, David did the cooking at our home. I just didnít feel good. We were still sharing our bedroom. Our doctor was exposed and she had dinner with us the night she told us I had Ebola. Iíd had malaria once that year. I knew what it felt like and it was so similar.

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