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3rd US Ebola patient released from hospital

2 years 2 months 1 week ago September 25, 2014 Sep 25, 2014 Thursday, September 25 2014 September 25, 2014 9:53 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. - The third American aid worker who contracted Ebola in Africa has been released from a Nebraska hospital.

Dr. Rick Sacra said he has been released from the Nebraska Medical Center at Thursday's news conference.

The 51-year-old from Worcester, Massachusetts, began improving shortly after he arrived in Omaha on Sept. 5. He contracted Ebola while working at a hospital in Liberia.

Two other American doctors who contracted Ebola were treated at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, and released after recovering. A fourth American with Ebola is still being treated in Atlanta.

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