An ambulance carrying on board a WHO scientist infected with the Ebola virus arrives at the Universitaetsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf (UKE) university hospital in Hamburg Germany August 27, 2014. (AFP Photo/Georg Wendt/DPA)
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A scientist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone has arrived in Germany for treatment in a Hamburg hospital, officials said Wednesday.Hamburg health department spokesman Roland Ahrendt said the man would be treated in the city's UKE hospital at the U.N. agency's request.The WHO had already tried to organize having another doctor sent to the Hamburg hospital for treatment in July, but the man died before he could be transported to Germany.The WHO is not yet sure how the infectious disease expert who arrived Wednesday was exposed to the Ebola virus.
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