American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Ill Friend

September 11, 2014 10:50 PM

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An Ebola survivor has donated blood to a fellow American aid worker infected with the disease, and doctors treating him at a Nebraska hospital say he has responded well to aggressive treatment in the past week.

Dr. Rick Sacra received blood transfusions from Dr. Kent Brantly shortly after arriving at the Nebraska Medical Center last Friday, Dr. Phil Smith said Thursday. Sacra, 51, also has been given an experimental drug and other treatments.

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