The White House released a statement in the wake of Dr. Martin Salia's death Monday. Salia was a Sierra Leone doctor who was being treated at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. "Dr. Salia leaves behind loved ones in the United States, his adopted homeland, and in Sierra Leone, where he was born," the White House statement reads. "Dr. Salia's passing is another reminder of the human toll of this disease and of the continued imperative to tackle this epidemic on the frontlines, where Dr. Salia was engaged in his calling."
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