First American Ebola patient arrives at Atlanta hospital for treatment

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For the first time tonight a patient known to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus is on U.S soil.

Dr. Kent Brantley was infected while treating patients during a mission trip to Africa one of his assistants is also battling the virus..

A plane specially converted for his transfer from Africa landed at dobbins air reserve base just before noon from their doctor Brantley was quickly transferred to a waiting ambulance and rushed to Emory hospital one of 4 facilities in the country with the ability to treat an Ebola patient.

Though some have questioned bringing that deadly fight to U.S. soil help they will extend to a second American battling the virus the plane that delivered Brantley left Atlanta and will return in the next few days this time carrying missionary Nancy writebol.

Infected Ebola aid worker in Atlanta

Infected Ebola aid worker in Atlanta

For the first time tonight a patient known to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus is on U.S soil.