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Dr. Kent Brantly, American With Ebola, Got Second Dose of Cocktail

NBC News also learned that the doctor got a second dose of an experimental Ebola treatment after he arrived in the United States on Saturday.

Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the Americans infected with Ebola in Africa, got a second dose of experimental serum after he was flown to the United States, NBC News learned. He was described as clinically stable Monday, with a lower fever and improvement in other symptoms.

Samaritan’s Purse, an aid organization that Brantly works with, had previously said that he received a first dose of the serum before he was flown out of Liberia. Doctors have not released details about the serum.

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