The Other Perk of Beating Ebola

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24 Oct 2014, Washington, DC, USA --- President Barack Obama hugs Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Pham's mother Diana, center, and sister Cathy Pham watch. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) --- Image by ? Evan Vucci/AP/Corbis
Photo: Evan Vucci/AP/Corbis

The most obvious and best perk of beating Ebola is that you beat Ebola. The second-best perk, at least for Dallas nurse Nina Pham, is getting to meet the president.

Then again, maybe seeing your puppy again ranks slightly above a presidential hug.