NIH to admit American healthcare worker who contracted Ebola in Africa

March 12, 2015 9:46 PM

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BETHESDA, Md. – An American health worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in Africa will be admitted to a secure treatment center at the National Institutes of Health, the agency announced Thursday.

The patient was expected to arrive Friday at the NIH research hospital in Bethesda after being transported to the United States in isolation on a chartered plane. The patient's name, age and gender have not been released.

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