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Third American Infected With Ebola Transported To Nebraska For Treatment

News outlets report that the third American to be infected with Ebola was flown to a Nebraska hospital for treatment.

ABC News: Latest American Ebola Patient Headed to Nebraska Hospital for Treatment
“The latest American doctor to be infected with Ebola in West Africa is on his way to the United States for treatment at Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, was treating pregnant women in the ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, when he became infected with the deadly virus, according to SIM, an international, interdenominational Christian organization based in Charlotte, North Carolina…” (Lupkin, 9/4).

Politico: Missionary infected with Ebola heading to Nebraska
“A U.S. missionary physician who contracted Ebola in Liberia is being flown to Nebraska for treatment…” (Kenen, 9/4).

Reuters: U.S. missionary with Ebola en route to Nebraska for treatment
“A third U.S. health missionary infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia left the West African country’s capital on Thursday in a plane headed for the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, the Christian organization SIM USA said…” (9/4).

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