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Fifth Ebola patient flies home to the U.S. from Africa for treatment

A fifth U.S. Ebola patient was flown out of Africa on Monday to receive treatment in the U.S. The man, Ashoka Mukpo, 33, became ill last week while working as a freelance cameraman for NBC News. He will start treatment in an isolation unit in Nebraska as Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to develop symptoms after returning from West Africa to the U.S., takes a turn for the worse. Health officials said Duncan did not appear to be receiving experimental drugs. Supplies of one, ZMapp, were "all gone." Read more at Reuters.