Sept 5 A U.S. health missionary infected with
the Ebola virus entered on Friday morning the Nebraska Medical
Center in Omaha for treatment after being flown in from West
Africa, a spokeswoman for the medical center said.
Dr. Rick Sacra, a 51-year-old Boston physician, is the third
U.S. missionary infected with the deadly virus.
Sacra's plane landed at the Offutt Air Force Base and he was
transported to the medical center in an ambulance escorted by
state highway patrol, said Jenny Nowatzke, media relations
coordinator with the medical center.
Sacra walked onto the airplane in Liberia on Thursday. He
will be treated at the Nebraska hospital's Biocontainment
Patient Care Unit, missionary organization SIM USA said on
Sacra did health work for SIM USA in Liberia as did two
other U.S. missionaries infected with ebola, Nancy Writebol and
Kent Brantly, who were also flown back to the U.S. for
(Reporting by Fiona Ortiz)