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American possibly exposed to Ebola in the DRC flown to Nebraska hospital

The person isn’t currently displaying symptoms of Ebola. But the medical evacuation was conducted to ensure quick access to specialized care if the person develops symptoms.
A health worker in protective gear works at an Ebola treatment center in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Source: Al-hadji Kudra Maliro/AP

An American health worker who has been caring for patients infected with Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was flown back to the United States after having what is described as “a possible exposure” to an Ebola patient.

The person was flown by charter flight to Omaha and admitted for observation to Nebraska Medical Center. The center has a special containment unit in which it

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