South Florida Doctor Heads to Nigeria to Treat Ebola Patients

Dr. Aileen Marty will be working with the World Health Organization's Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network.

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    Dr. Aileen Marty gears up in preparation for her trip to Nigeria to help fight Ebola.

    A Miami doctor is in Nigeria helping infected patients fight the Ebola virus.

    Dr. Aileen Marty, who teaches at Florida International University's Wertheim College of Medicine, left Miami Aug. 15th to work with the World Health Organization's Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network.

    Marty is treating patients infected with the virus, along with participating on a team focused on threat analysis and risk assessment.

    The FIU doctor has more than 30 years of medical experience, including 25 years in which she served as a Navy doctor and traveled 50 countries, treating diseases like leprosy, dengue, malaria and Ebola.

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