An American healthcare worker who tested positive for the
The unidentified volunteer, who had been working at an Ebola treatment unit in Sierra Leone, will be transported to the United States in isolation via a chartered aircraft and taken to the NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit, one of the few U.S. facilities that are specially equipped to treat such cases. The institutes withheld information about the patient due to privacy issues.
The Bethesda unit is the same one that housed Dallas nurse
"NIH is taking every precaution to ensure the safety of our patients, NIH staff, and the public," the agency said in a statement.