U.S. hospital says Sierra Leone doctor with Ebola extremely critical

November 16, 2014 8:29 AM

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U.S. hospital says Sierra Leone doctor with Ebola extremely critical

OMAHA Neb. (Reuters) - A surgeon from Sierra Leone being treated for Ebola in a Nebraska hospital on Saturday was critically ill after being airlifted back from Africa, medical officials said.

Dr. Martin Salia, 44, a permanent U.S. resident, caught the disease while working as a surgeon in a Freetown hospital, according to his family.

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