Maryland hospital to care for U.S. doctor exposed to Ebola in West Africa

September 27, 2014 9:56 PM

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Maryland hospital to care for U.S. doctor exposed to Ebola in West Africa

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Institutes of Health plans to admit to one of its special observation wards an American physician exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone, it said on Saturday.

The patient, who has not been identified, was expected to be admitted on Sunday to the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, for observation and to enroll in a clinical study, the institute said.

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