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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Update on Patient with exposure to Ebola at the NIH Clinical Center
Patient will be observed in the Clinical Center’s special clinical studies unit
We are continuing to observe and monitor the person who, following a high-risk exposure while working as a health care worker in Sierra Leone, was transported back to the United States in isolation via a chartered aircraft and admitted to the NIH Special Clinical Studies Unit. To date, this person has not tested positive for Ebola virus disease.
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