ATLANTA — A Dallas nurse who was being treated for Ebola will attend a Tuesday news conference discussing her discharge from an Atlanta hospital after tests showed she’s virus-free.
Amber Vinson, 29, was to be present at the news conference scheduled for 1 p.m. and would make a statement, a news release from Emory University Hospital said.
Vinson worked as a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and cared for Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian man who died of Ebola at the hospital on Oct. 8.
Vinson’s family announced Oct. 22 that doctors could no longer detect the deadly virus in her body, a step toward recovery her mother described as an answered prayer.
Vinson was one of two nurses who became infected while caring for Duncan…
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