Other Americans in Sierra Leone May Have Been Exposed to New U.S. Ebola Patient: CDC

March 13, 2015 8:00 PM

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FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Several other Americans may have been exposed to a U.S. health worker who was recently infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday afternoon.

The unidentified, infected worker was flown in isolation on a chartered flight to the United States earlier Friday, and was admitted for treatment at a U.S. National Institutes of Health high-level containment facility in Maryland.

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