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American Ebola Patient Arrives in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) -- An Air Force spokesman say a patient infected with Ebola in Africa arrived at a military air base outside Atlanta and is being brought to a hospital in the city.   

Dobbins Air Reserve Base spokesman Lt. Col. James Wilson said the first of two Americans who worked for missionary groups arrived on a flight that landed Saturday.   

Samaritan's Purse missionary group tells The Associated Press that Dr. Kent Brantly was on the plane.   

He worked at a hospital in Liberia that treats Ebola patients.   

He and another aid worker will be treated at a special isolation unit at Emory University Hospital.   

A private jet is being used that is outfitted with a special, portable tent designed to transport patients with highly infectious diseases.

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