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The second American Ebola patient arrives in US

Emory University Hospital, where the American Ebola patients are being treated.
Emory University Hospital, where the American Ebola patients are being treated.
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The plane carrying the second American Ebola patient landed in Bangor, Maine en route to Atlanta, according to the Associated Press.

Nancy Writebol, who got infected with Ebola while working as a missionary in Liberia with the Christian aid organization Samaritan's Purse, will be treated in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

The plane is expected to arrive in Atlanta around 11 a.m. after refueling in Bangor. Writebol a Charlotte native, is in serious condition, according to Samaritan's Purse.

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