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Ebola Outbreak kills Doctor in Nebraska

Washington, Nov 18: A doctor who had spent time treating Ebola patients in West Africa recently died from the virus, which has claimed thousands of life till now.

Dr. Martin Salia, who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, marks the second time Ebola has claimed a victim in the United States, CNN reported.

It is rare for someone to die in the United States from Ebola because medical and monetary resources are extensive-much more so than in West Africa and according to the World Health Organization at least 5,177 people have died of Ebola, most of them in those West African countries, while Sierra Leone has reported nearly 1,200 deaths.

The first Ebola patient to die in the United States was Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian national who traveled to Texas in September.

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