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Suspected U.S. Ebola victim in Nigeria had planned to visit Minnesota
Suspected U.S. Ebola victim in Nigeria had planned to visit Minnesota

A man whose death is believed to be Nigeria’s first in a still-widening Ebola virus outbreak was planning a trip to Minnesota to visit his family next month, his wife said. Patrick Sawyer, a 40-year-old consultant with the Liberian Ministry of Finance, was en route to a conference when he collapsed upon arrival in Lagos, Nigeria, the Associated Press reported. His wife, Decontee Sawyer, said that she had spoken to him a week earlier and that he had made plans to be stateside in early August to celebrate the birthdays of two of his three young daughters. She said the couple had been separated. He is believed to be the first American to have died from the current outbreak, which...

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