Doctor sick with Ebola after being flown to U.S. for treatment

November 15, 2014 9:40 PM

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Doctor sick with Ebola after being flown to U.S. for treatment

Dr. Martin Salia had been working as a surgeon in Sierra Leone when he contracted the disease. He will be treated at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE—At first, Dr. Martin Salia thought he had malaria or typhoid. A surgeon working in Sierra Leone, he told his wife back in Maryland that he had a headache and fever. He had two negative tests for Ebola, his wife said. Then the third came back positive.

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