Ebola virus

CDC Global

A doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone is expected to be brought to the United States for treatment on Saturday. The arrival of Dr. Martin Salia to the Nebraska Medical Center will end the US being briefly Ebola-free.


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A different doctor who worked with Ebola and got infected with the virus while working in West Africa was released from a New York hospital on Tuesday, in what was believed to be the last known case of Ebola in the US. That doctor, Craig Spencer, did not know he was infected when he returned last month to New York—a development that set off a huge debate about quarantines and civil liberties.
Ten people have been treated for Ebola in the US in recent months as the outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 5,000 victims in Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia.
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