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Doctor, whose family lives in Md., flown to Nebraska for Ebola treatment
Doctor, whose family lives in Md., flown to Nebraska for Ebola treatment

A surgeon from Sierra Leone, critically ill with Ebola, was flown to a Nebraska hospital for treatment on Saturday, and is sicker than previous patients treated in the United States, medical officials said. Dr. Martin Salia, 44, whose family lives in Maryland, caught Ebola while working as a surgeon in a Freetown hospital, according to his family. He was stable enough to take a flight from West Africa to Omaha, but was too sick to walk off the plane, medical officials said. His wife, Isatu Salia of Hyattsville, requested his evacuation. Isatu Salia is a U.S. citizen and agreed to reimburse the U.S. government for any expense, the U.S. State Department said in a statement. She could not...

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