Doctor Who Contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone Will Be Treated in Nebraska

OMAHA, NEBRASKA - OCTOBER 6: An ambulance carrying an American freelance cameraman who contracted Ebola in Liberia, Ashoka Mukpo, arrives at the Nebraska Medical Center October 6, 2014 in Omaha, Nebraska. Mukpo is the fifth American diagnosed with Ebola and is reported to be in good spirits. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)
Photo: Eric Francis/2014 Getty Images

Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon from Sierra Leone who is a permanent resident of the U.S., contracted the disease while treating patients in his home country and will be flown to Nebraska Medical Center on Saturday to receive treatment. Salia will be the first person in the U.S. with Ebola since Dr. Craig Spencer was diagnosed Ebola-free.


Dr. Contracts Ebola, Will Be Treated in Nebraska