Doctor says he knew Ebola risk

September 26, 2014 7:20 PM

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Doctor says he knew Ebola risk

WORCESTER, Massachusetts (AP) — Dr. Rick Sacra knew what he was getting into when he went to Liberia in early August to treat very ill pregnant women and deliver babies at a time when the West African nation was dealing with an outbreak of Ebola.

But Sacra, who contracted Ebola and was treated successfully in an isolation unit in Nebraska before returning home to Massachusetts, shrugged off any suggestion that he was a hero. He said there are many people, including firefighters, police officers and military personnel, who head toward dangero...

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