Ebola-stricken NBC freelancer shows modest improvement

October 12, 2014 3:21 AM

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For a second straight day, an American video journalist being treated for Ebola has shown modest improvement.

Dr. Phil Smith is director of the Nebraska Medical Center's 10-bed isolation unit where 33-year-old Ashoka Mukpo is being treated. Smith said Saturday that Mukpo "is still very weak, but his condition has improved" since the day before.

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