Liberian-American Health Care Workers Join Fight Against Ebola

November 19, 2014 5:21 PM

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As a nurse, Doris Parker says she is used to being exposed to AIDS, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases, so she's not afraid to return to Liberia to help her native country fight a deadly Ebola outbreak.

"I have a strong conviction this is what I need to do," said Parker, a Minnesota medical surgical nurse who leaves Thursday with a group of medical responders bound for the West African nation. "As a nurse, we're trained to help, to take care of the sick."

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