U.S. doctor contracts Ebola in Liberia

July 27, 2014 1:21 AM

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U.S. doctor contracts Ebola in Liberia

DAKAR (Reuters) - A 33-year-old American doctor working for a relief organization in Liberia's capital has tested positive for the tropical disease Ebola, according to a statement from Samaritan's Purse.

Dr. Kent Brantly, medical director at one of the country's two treatment centers run by the organization, recognized his own symptoms and confined himself to an isolation ward.

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