News Release

Monday, March 16, 2015

Update on clinical status of patient with Ebola virus disease at the NIH Clinical Center

NIH physicians have changed the status of the patient with Ebola virus disease being treated at the NIH Clinical Center from serious to critical condition.  No additional details about the patient are being shared at this time. ‎

NIH has no pending admissions of additional individuals with Ebola virus disease or exposed to the Ebola virus.

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