Third U.S. Ebola patient showing 'remarkable improvement'

September 11, 2014 9:01 PM

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Third U.S. Ebola patient showing 'remarkable improvement'

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The third American to be treated for Ebola in the United States is showing "remarkable improvement" after receiving an infusion of plasma from U.S. Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly, as well as an undisclosed experimental drug, his doctors said on Thursday.

Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, who is being treated in a special biocontainment unit at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, received two doses of plasma from Brantly, which doctors are calling a convalescent serum, and has been given nightly doses of an undisclosed experimental drug, Dr. Phil S...

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