American who contracted Ebola arrives at Maryland hospital

March 13, 2015 11:26 AM

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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The National Institutes of Health says an American healthcare worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit has arrived safely at its hospital in Maryland.

The NIH says the patient arrived at the hospital in Bethesda, north of Washington, before 5 a.m. Friday and the patient's condition is still being evaluated. The patient's name, age and gender have not been released.

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