American Citizen Dies of Ebola

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The first American citizen to succumb to the deadly Ebola virus, Patrick Sawyer, worked for the Liberian government as a consultant for the Ministry of Finance.

Sawyer remained quarantined in a hospital in Nigeria after traveling from Liberia for work after suffering from symptoms of Ebola during the flight.

Fifty nine travelers who came into contact with Sawyer during the flight are being monitored by Nigerian authorities.

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