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Patient exposed to Ebola to be treated at Maryland clinic
Patient exposed to Ebola to be treated at Maryland clinic

The National Institutes of Health announced Saturday it expects to admit a patient exposed to the Ebola virus in the "coming days." The patient is an American doctor who was exposed to the virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone, according to a statement from the NIH. Health officials did not release a name, but said the patient will be admitted to the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md., for "observation and to enroll in a clinical study." "Out of an abundance of caution, the patient will be admitted to the NIH Clinical Center’s special clinical studies unit that is specifically designed to provide high-level isolation capabilities and is staffed by...

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