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Ian Crozier  

American Doctor Who Nearly Lost His Vision From Ebola

Ian Crozier is an American physician who contracted Ebola virus disease in September 2014, while working in West Africa.

Crozier was born in Masvingo in present-day Zimbabwe. His family moved to the United States when he was ten years old.

Crozier first began experiencing symptoms of Ebola on September 6. On September 9, after Crozier contracted the disease, he was evacuated to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, becoming the third American to be transported there to be treated for Ebola. He remained there for forty days--the longest stay of any Ebola patient in the United States--before being released on October 19, 2014. In December 2014, he revealed his identity publicly in an interview with the New York Times. He said the reason he wanted to speak out was to thank Emory University for the medical care he received while he was a patient there, and to draw attention to the then-ongoing outbreak. In May 2015, it was discovered that the Ebola virus could still be found in Crozier's eye despite the fact that it had not been detectable in his blood for months.



Doctor recalls his near-death experience with Ebola

Ian Crozier became infected while working with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone.

An Ebola Doctor's Return From the Edge of Death - NYTimes.com

PHOENIX — The medical record, from an Ebola case, made for grim reading, but Dr. Ian Crozier could not put it down. Within days of the first symptom, ...

Ebola survivor Ian Crozier to speak in Nashville

Dr. Ian Crozier, who became the nation's third Ebola patient, is coming to Nashville to speak at a Hope Through Healing Hands and Siloam Family Health  ...

Doctor Nearly Killed By Ebola Shares Story Of Survival At UCSF ...

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — A few months ago, Dr. Ian Crozier was in Sierra Leone, working with the World Health Organization, in the fight against Ebola.

Doctors Stumped After Ebola Survivor's Eye Changed Colors | TIME

Dr. Ian Crozier, who contracted the virus while working as a World Health Organization volunteer at a treatment center in Kenema, Sierra Leone, underwent an ...

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