Sierra Leone doctor with Ebola evacuated to U.S.

November 15, 2014 11:25 AM

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Sierra Leone doctor with Ebola evacuated to U.S.

FREETOWN (Reuters) - A Sierra Leonean doctor who caught Ebola working as a surgeon in a Freetown hospital was evacuated on a chartered flight early on Saturday morning, medical and airport sources said.

Dr. Martin Salia, a 44-year-old permanent U.S. resident, was chief medical officer at the United Methodist Church's Kissy Hospital when he was confirmed on Tuesday to have contracted Ebola.

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