Trending today: American aid workers infected with Ebola coming to U.S. for treatment; ATMs turned into 'automatic thanking machines'

Published: Aug. 1, 2014 at 2:15 PM EDT
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TD Canada Trust gave some amazing gifts to loyal customers going through hard times, and caught...
TD Canada Trust gave some amazing gifts to loyal customers going through hard times, and caught their reactions. (Source: TD Canada Trust/YouTube)

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Report: American workers infected with Ebola coming to U.S. for treatment

Two American aid workers who became infected with the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa are being transferred to the United States, CNN reports. There has never before been a known case of Ebola in the U.S.

At least one of the patients will be taken to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta where they will be kept in an isolation chamber set up in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control.

It was not immediately clear where the second American Ebola patient was being taken.

CNN reports the two workers will be picked up in a business jet that departed Thursday from Georgia. The jet also has an isolation chamber.

Both were in "stable but grave condition" Thursday, according to Samaritan's Purse.

Ebola has killed at least 729 people in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. There is no cure for Ebola, however experimental vaccines in people could begin as early as September.

Bank's heartwarming viral campaign: ATMs or 'Automatic Thanking Machines'

Get the tissues out. TD Canada Trust surprised several longtime customers with touching and lovely gifts.

The bank turned their normal ATMs from tellers to "automated thanking machines," giving valued customers gifts they could not turn down, but couldn't get for themselves. The tellers in each bank told the executives about the struggles of their clients and they wanted to do something about it.

The customers were told they would be testing out a new machine.

The touching reactions of the banking customers were caught on camera and posted on YouTube on July 24. The video has more than 5 million views.

Some of the awesome gifts given to customers include:

  • Christine, a mother of two, was given two piggy banks for her children, which included $1,000 each for college funds, plus tickets to Disneyland. "I've never been able to take my kids anywhere," she said.
  • A Toronto Blue Jays fan named Mike Jobin was given Blue Jays swag and tickets at his Pickering, Ontario branch. He was then greeted by right fielder Jose Bautista, who told him he would throw out the first pitch at a game.
  • Dorothy received round-trip tickets to Trinidad to see her daughter, who has been fighting cancer. (Kleenex alert)
  • A machine gave one lucky little boy with his mom a crisp $20 bill.

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