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Ebola-exposed patient arrives at Maryland clinic
Ebola-exposed patient arrives at Maryland clinic

An American who was exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a National Institutes of Health clinic in Maryland, the agency announced. The patient, a physician who was exposed to the virus while volunteering in the African country, arrived at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda around 4 p.m. Eastern, the NIH said in a statement. NIH spokesman John Burklow told The Times that the patient was expected to join a research protocol whose objective is “to apply standardized, documented, and carefully monitored evaluation and treatment methods for bioterrorism- and biodefense-related illnesses and emerging infectious disease.” Health officials declined...

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