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US Healthcare Worker With Ebola in Serious Condition at NIH

The NIH said the health-care worker was admitted at 4:44 a.m. Friday to its high-containment facility on its Bethesda, Md., campus, after being evacuated to the U.S. by chartered jet. Physicians have evaluated the patient with Ebola virus disease and have determined that the patient’s condition is serious. No additional details about the patient are being shared at this time. The patient has been admitted to the NIH Clinical Center’s Special Clinical...

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Healthcare Worker Exposed to the Ebola Virus is Hospitalized at Nebraska Medicine, Omaha

An American healthcare worker exposed to the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone arrived in Omaha Sunday afternoon and is now being monitored at Nebraska Medicine. Paramedics wearing full-body protective gear took the patient, who has not been identified, by ambulance from a plane that arrived at Eppley Airfield around 1:45 p.m. to the hospital, which has a specialized biocontainment unit, the WOWT NBC Omaha reports. “I can’t...

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