— An Indianapolis woman whose son contracted Ebola while working in
Liberia says family members are praying for his recovery.
Dr. Kent Brantly
is the medical director for the Ebola care center of the aid group
Samaritan's Purse in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. Samaritan's Purse
Vice President Ken Isaacs says Brantly is in stable and very serious
His mother, Jan
Brantly, says he had wanted to be a medical missionary from an early age.
She says the Indianapolis Heritage Christian High School graduate began
going on mission trips while young and has also worked in Uganda and
University School of Medicine spokeswoman says Brantly graduated from
there in 2009. She says Brantly worked performed humanitarian work while
still in medical school, working with impoverished, inner-city residents.