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More U.S. hospitals equipped for Ebola patients
More U.S. hospitals equipped for Ebola patients

When American Dr. Kent Brantly contracted Ebola in Liberia this summer, he was rushed overnight via air ambulance to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta — one of four facilities in the United States equipped to care for those with the highly contagious virus. The other options were the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md., and a biocontainment wing in Montana built for workers at a nearby federal laboratory that handles contagious diseases. Since then, nine other Ebola patients have been treated in the U.S., primarily at those hospitals. But if another Ebola patient needs care in the U.S., there will...

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