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8-year-old African child who was flown to the U.S. for surgery by NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has died

(Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for UNICEF) Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo is mourning the death of the 8-year-old African boy that he flew to the United States earlier this month for surgery to remove a tumor. The child, Matadi Sela Petit of Kinshasa, Congo, died after suffering a “rare and unpredictable genetic reaction to… Read More »

American Doctor Flown To Nebraska Medical Center After Possible Ebola Exposure

An American doctor working in the Democratic Republic of Congo, who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus, was recently flown to Nebraska Medical Center for further monitoring and evaluation, according to a statement from hospital officials. Nebraska Medical Center is Omaha, Nebraska. (Credit: Associated Press) Ongoing monitoring of the person is taking place… Read More »