Beating the Odds: The Man Who Survived Ebola

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History shows 71-year old doctor could be first survivor of Ebola virus.

Dr. Tom Cairns, a new doctor in Zaire, Africa, back in 1972 says he nicked his finger with a scalpel, and two weeks later he came down with some serious symptoms. Cairns recovered several weeks later. The mystery disease didn’t get it’s name until 1976.

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