Todd Phillips returned to Texas after spending a week in Liberia. He says he's confident in the government's response to the Ebola outbreak. Meanwhile, Liberians living in America prayed for Kent Brantley, the doctor infected with the virus.
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00:02 It was a sign of relief at international rivals a
00:05 big hug for Todd Phillips from his wife and son. Finally
00:08 home to north Texas after more than a week in Liberia.
00:12 He spent it working to bring clean water to villages. At
00:15 a time when keeping people healthy there is a top priority.
00:18 I have to say from the inside they gave -- tremendous
00:20 confidence to see the quick response of the government Phillips says
00:23 over the course of nine days he watched as handshakes stumped
00:27 and hand washing stations sprung up at every corner. Whenever they
00:30 shut down there in many areas of Monrovia in the --
00:32 outskirts of Monrovia is like a ghost. In the markets were
00:35 down all the stores are shut it was like a hole.
00:39 And that quick action makes him more comfortable with the thought
00:41 of returning -- even in the midst of the -- we
00:44 go back in a month or two if we need to
00:45 -- that was the plan. Accurate home prayers for another aid
00:48 worker doctor can't -- continue at his church in Fort Worth.
00:52 With word he's making progress against the virus his congregation gave
00:56 thanks with the help of some special guests. We've come to
01:00 join in prayer plus is. We coverage. We know that. Can
01:05 do things -- but can. A group of two dozen for
01:09 the liberian community association of DFW came to show gratitude to
01:13 doctor Brantley for his willingness to help the people in their
01:16 home country. The reason he does he's emphasized in win --
01:19 -- -- punch it into all. You know civilized life and
01:24 to help the people. It -- suffering from these people. So
01:29 is there was no doubt no mind to Communist -- also.
01:32 Their prayers called for doctor Brantley healing and for Liberia to
01:35 get ahead of the virus that has already claimed so much.