Surgeon Who Contracted Ebola In Sierra Leone Arrives In U.S. For Treatment

November 15, 2014 11:05 PM

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone arrived in Nebraska Saturday for treatment at a biocontainment unit where two other people with the disease have been successfully treated.

Dr. Martin Salia, who was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday, landed at Eppley Airfield in Omaha on Saturday afternoon and was being transported to the Nebraska Medical Center.

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