Doctor Dies in Nebraska After Ebola Infection in Sierra Leone

Doctor Dies in Nebraska After Ebola Infection in Sierra Leone

11/17/2014

A physician infected with the Ebola virus died today at the Nebraska Medical Center after being evacuated from Sierra Leone.

Martin Salia was on dialysis, a ventilator and multiple medications after suffering from kidney and respiratory failure, the hospital said today in a statement. He also got a dose of plasma from an Ebola survivor and Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc.’s ZMapp drug.

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