Sheik Umar Khan was the top doctor fighting against Ebola in Sierra Leone. And he's one of several individual cases that have gotten extra media attention lately in an outbreak that has infected more than a thousand.
Liberian doctor Samuel Brisbane died of Ebola on July 26, according to the Associated Press.
And at least two Americans have caught Ebola in Liberia. They are Nancy Writebol and doctor Kent Brantly, who are receiving medical care, according to USA Today.
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