American arrives for Ebola treatment at NIH clinic

March 13, 2015 1:13 PM

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A U.S. health care worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone arrived safely Friday to begin treatment at the National Institutes of Health hospital outside Washington.

The patient, who was volunteering in an Ebola treatment unit in West Africa, was admitted at 4:44 a.m. and will be treated at the NIH's Special Clinical Studies Unit, a high-level containment facility.

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