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Ebola-exposed patient is released from Maryland clinic after 9 days
Ebola-exposed patient is released from Maryland clinic after 9 days

An American who was exposed to the Ebola virus in West Africa and taken to a National Institutes of Health clinic in Maryland was sent home Tuesday, the agency announced. He is to stay at home and check his temperature twice a day until a 21-day observation period is over, the NIH said in a statement. The patient, a physician, arrived at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda on Sept. 28 after experiencing a needle-stick injury that exposed him to the virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone, the agency said. He had a brief fever that, combined with the exposure, made health officials believe there was a greater chance he had an active Ebola infection, so they put him in isolation as a...

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