clinical center

February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rare Disease Day to Focus on Research at NIH on Feb. 27 in Bethesda

Did you know that an estimated 25 million Americans are affected by a rare disease? On Feb. 27, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda will host Rare Disease Day to raise awareness about rare diseases, the people they affect, and research collaborations that are making a difference. This year’s global theme is research. […]

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April 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Patient Admitted with Ebola Virus Discharged from NIH Clinical Center

UPDATED April 9, 5:44 p.m. The American healthcare worker admitted to the NIH Clinical Center on March 13 with the Ebola virus was discharged today in good condition after having been successfully treated at the NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit. According to NIH officials, the individual is no longer contagious to the community. No […]

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December 20, 2014 | Sonya Burke

NIH Discharges Patient Exposed to Ebola

UPDATED Dec. 20  -The NIH Clinical Center has discharged the patient who was admitted to the hospital on December 11 following a high-risk exposure to Ebola virus while providing bedside nursing care in Sierra Leone. According to a statement issued by NIH, the patient showed no clinical or laboratory evidence of Ebola infection and will complete […]

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