In U.S. Sierra Leone doctor Martin Salia dies of Ebola

Washington: By the time Martin Salia arrived on a chartered medical jet at a hospital in Nebraska his kidneys had failed, he didn't respond to someone calling his name, and was barely breathing.

Doctors immediately put the 44-year-old surgeon, who had been infected by Ebola while working at hospitals in his native Sierra Leone, on emergency kidney dialysis and a ventilator. They gave him an experimental treatment called ZMapp and plasma from an Ebola survivor – treatments that have been used with other patients who have recovered from the disease at US hospitals. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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