American Doctor Infected With Ebola Heading To US For Treatment – 5 September 2014

RT logoThe latest American to be infected with Ebola while working as a missionary doctor in Africa will be flown in to the Nebraska Medical Center in order to receive treatment.

Missionary doctor Rick Sacra, 51, is scheduled to arrive in Omaha, Nebraska, on Friday, according to the international Christian aid organization SIM. Upon his arrival, he will be transported to the hospital’s Biocontainment Patient Care Unit for treatment.

Although Sacra was not actually working with Ebola patients during his time in Liberia – he was serving pregnant women at the ELWA Hospital instead – he was recently confirmed to have the virus and his condition is serious enough to warrant a return to the United States.
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