‘Young miracle’ newborn recovers from Ebola after mom dies in childbirth – ABC News

A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo just six days after she was born is now recovered from the lethal virus, according to health officials who called her the “young miracle.” The newborn girl, named Benedicte, received treatment in the city of Beni, one of the current epicenters of the outbreak, after her Ebola-stricken mother died in childbirth on Oct. 31. Benedicte was discharged Wednesday. The baby is said to be the youngest survivor thus far in the world’s second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak. “She went home in the arms ...

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