Freelance cameraman returns home after Ebola recovery

October 25, 2014 7:36 PM

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola is home in Rhode Island.

Ashoka Mukpo contracted the virus while working in Liberia as a freelance cameraman for NBC and other media outlets. The 33-year-old was released from the Nebraska Medical Center’s biocontainment unit Wednesday and flew back to Rhode Island by private charter with his father and girlfriend.

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