American Contracted Ebola While Volunteering With Boston Organization « CBS Boston

March 14, 2015 1:06 PM

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American Contracted Ebola While Volunteering With Boston Organization « CBS Boston

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — An American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit is in serious condition after arriving at the National Institutes of Health’s hospital near Washington, officials said Friday.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was checking on people in Sierra Leone, including other Americans, who had contact with the health care worker and may have been exposed to the virus.

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