Doctor With Ebola `Extremely Critical' Says U.S. Hospital

November 16, 2014 8:13 AM

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A physician infected with the Ebola virus is in “extremely critical condition” at the Nebraska Medical Center where he arrived yesterday to receive care, said Taylor Wilson, a hospital spokesman.

The patient was identified by the United Methodist Church as Martin Salia, chief medical officer and surgeon at Kissy United Methodist Hospital in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. That facility was closed Nov. 11 after Salia tested positive for Ebola, the church said.

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