U.S. NIH to treat American doctor exposed to Ebola

September 28, 2014 2:53 AM

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. government department in charge of medical research said Saturday it is expected to care for an American doctor who has been exposed to the Ebola virus in West Africa in the coming days.

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said in a statement that the patient, an American physician who was volunteering services in an Ebola treatment unit in Sierra Leone, will be admitted to the agency's Clinical Center for observation and to enroll in a clinical study.

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