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NBC freelancer diagnosed with Ebola will be flown back to U.S.
NBC freelancer diagnosed with Ebola will be flown back to U.S.

A freelance cameraman working for NBC News in Liberia has contracted the deadly Ebola virus and will be flown back to the United States for treatment, the network said in a statement Thursday. The man, identified only as a 33-year-old working with the network's medical editor, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, became symptomatic on Wednesday, when he was said to be running a slight fever and feeling achy. Less than 12 hours later, medical tests confirmed he had contracted the virus. He is the fifth known American to contract Ebola in this year's outbreak. “We are doing everything we can to get him the best care possible. He will be flown back to the United States for treatment at...

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