U.S. medic back from Congo quarantined for possible Ebola exposure

U.S. medic back from Congo quarantined for possible Ebola exposure

A U.S. healthcare worker who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in the Unite

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A U.S. healthcare worker who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in the United States on Saturday and was put in quarantine in Nebraska.READ MORE: Congo leader blames Ebola after excluding 1 million voters from electionThe medic, who is not exhibiting symptoms of Ebola, will remain under observation for up to two weeks at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska Medicine said in a statement.The individual’s name was not released for privacy reasons.Symptoms such as fever and abdominal pain may appear up to three weeks after contact with the deadly virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.WATCH: Denver hospital deals with Ebola virus scare

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