Zeal, devotion guides volunteers to Ebola crisis

September 6, 2014 3:07 PM

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Zeal, devotion guides volunteers to Ebola crisis

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Working with Ebola patients in Liberia, American pediatrician Alan Jamison treated as many people as he could as the country slipped into chaos. Each day, more patients showed up at the hospital’s doors. The deadly virus wasn’t the only danger: Ebola was causing such fear that some Liberians were threatening to burn down the isolation unit with doctors and patients inside.

His medical missionary group pulled him out early as a precaution. Still, the 69-year-old retiree says he’d return.

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