Texas nurse Nina Pham cured of Ebola

This frame grab from a video courtesy of Texas Health Resources, Nurse Nina Pham lies on her hospital bed on Oct 16, 2014, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas. An American nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian
This frame grab from a video courtesy of Texas Health Resources, Nurse Nina Pham lies on her hospital bed on Oct 16, 2014, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas. An American nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas has been declared free of the virus and will leave the hospital on Friday, a spokeswoman told AFP. -- PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON (AFP) - An American nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas has been declared free of the virus and will leave the hospital on Friday, a spokeswoman told AFP.

The National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, will hold a press conference at 11.30am to discuss the details of Nina Pham's release, the spokeswoman said.