How do siblings get around the "no touching" rule during the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone? Alex and Jen Tran grabbed a rare hug when they were geared up for training. Courtesy of Alex Tran hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of Alex Tran Goats and Soda A Brother And Sister Went To Fight Ebola. Mom Was 'A Wreck' He's an epidemiologist. She's a nurse. And both of them felt compelled to head off to West Africa to battle the virus.