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Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone doctor dies in US

A surgeon from Sierra Leone who was being treated for Ebola in the US has died, a Nebraska hospital announced. Martin Salia, who has US residency and is married to an American, arrived for treatment in the state on Saturday, in a critical condition. And on Monday morning the hospital said the 44-year-old had died. More than 5,000 people have ...

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Ebola outbreak: MSF to start West Africa clinical trials

Clinical trials to try to find an effective treatment for Ebola patients are to start in West Africa next month. The medical charity Medicins Sans Frontieres, which has been helping lead the fight against the virus, says three of its treatment centres will host three separate research projects. Meanwhile, Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lifted the state of emergency ...

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