Here's What We Know About Dr. Martin Salia, The Most Recent Ebola Patient In The U.S.

November 16, 2014 10:23 PM

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Dr. Martin Salia, the most recent Ebola patient to seek treatment in the United States, arrived in Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday, Nov. 15. Salia, a 44-year-old Sierra Leone citizen who lives in Maryland, was recently promoted to chief medical officer of Kissy United Methodist Hospital in one of the poorest areas of Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Although he was deemed well enough to travel to the U.S. to seek treatment for Ebola, his condition is critical by all accounts. The Associated Press reported that Dr. Phil Smith, who is helping treat Salia at the Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit, said Salia is "extremely ill" and it is...

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