Journalist with Ebola arrives at hospital
Tue, 2014-10-07 05:00 News Staff
By JOSH FUNK
An American video journalist who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia has arrived at a Nebraska hospital, where he will be treated for the deadly disease. Ashoka Mukpo, 33, arrived by ambulance Monday at the Nebraska Medical Center, where he will be kept in a specialized biocontainment unit built specifically to handle this type of illness. Mukpo was working in Liberia as a freelance cameraman for NBC News when he became ill last week. He is the fifth American sickened with Ebola to return to the U.S. for treatment during the latest outbreak, which the World Health Organization estimates has killed more than 3,400 people.
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