Surgeon dies after 'false negative' Ebola test
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Surgeon dies after 'false negative' Ebola test

Surgeon dies after 'false negative' Ebola test | Surgeon dies after 'false negative' Ebola test | Scoop.it
A surgeon infected with Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone has died, multiple media outlets are reporting, the at Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Martin Salia arrived in Omaha on Saturday morning for
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Martin Salia is the second person to die of Ebola in the United States. A Liberian man living in Texas, Thomas Eric Duncan, contracted the disease in his native country but was not diagnosed until after his return to Dallas. He died Oct. 8. Eight other people treated for the disease in the United States, including two at Nebraska Medical Center, survived.

 
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Ebola Doctor Being Transported to ‘Ebola-Free’ U.S. For Treatment [Video] - Breaking news around the worldBreaking news around the world

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Ebola doctor Martin Salia is headed for the United States from Freetown, the capital city of Sierra Leone. The 44-year-old surgeon is a permanent U.S. resident. Until recently, he was working with Ebola patients in West Africa. Now, he has Ebola himself, and a report from Yahoo! News indicates that he is sicker than any of the other patients treated for the deadly virus in the U.S., according to the Nebraska Medical Center.

  
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Here's What We Know About Dr. Martin Salia, The Most Recent Ebola Patient In The U.S.

Here's What We Know About Dr. Martin Salia, The Most Recent Ebola Patient In The U.S. | Surgeon dies after 'false negative' Ebola test | Scoop.it
UPDATE: Dr. Martin Salia has died, according to the Nebraska Medical Center. "Dr. Salia was extremely critical when he arrived here, and unfortunately, despite our best efforts, we weren't able to save him," Phil Smith, medical director of ...
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Although he was deemed well enough to travel to the U.S. to seek treatment for Ebola, his condition is critical by all accounts. The Associated Press reported that Dr. Phil Smith, who is helping treat Salia at the Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit, said Salia is "extremely ill" and it is an "hour-by-hour situation."

 
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