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US Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to New American Patient

Kent Brantly flies to Nebraska to help his friend, Rick Sacra

(Newser) - If one person knows what Ebola patient Rick Sacra is going through, it's Kent Brantly. Both American doctors contracted the disease while doing charity work in Africa, though Brantly made a full recovery after returning to the US. To help his friend do the same, Brantly flew to the... More »

Ebola Could Show Up in US This Month

Study of air traffic patterns puts chances at 18%

(Newser) - Dr. Rick Sacra, the third American to contract Ebola , landed in Nebraska last week and will be moved to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha for treatment. Experts insist there is no risk to the public, NBC News reports, but a new study in PLOS Currents finds that Ebola could... More »

3rd American With Ebola Lands in US

Dr. Rick Sacra will be treated in Nebraska

(Newser) - A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia— the third American aid worker sickened with the virus—landed this morning at an Air Force base in Nebraska, Fox News reports, and is expected to arrive at a Nebraska hospital for treatment later today. Officials at the Nebraska... More »

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