FILE - In this April 2014, file photo, provided by the United Methodist News Service, Dr. Martin Salia poses for a photo at the United Methodist Church's Kissy Hospital outside Freetown, Sierra Leone. MANDATORY CREDIT
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A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has died of the disease at a Nebraska hospital, medical officials said Monday, the second death from the virus out of 10 known cases treated in the United States.Dr. Martin Salia, a native of Sierra Leone and a permanent U.S. resident, was suffering from advanced symptoms, including kidney and respiratory failure, when he arrived at the Nebraska Medical Center on Saturday, the hospital said in a statement.The church's news service said Salia has never practiced medicine in the United States.
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