US surgeon suffering Ebola dies

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Published: Monday 17th November 2014 by The News Editor

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An Ebola patient being treated in a US hospital’s biocontainment unit has died.

Nebraska Medical Centre said Dr Martin Salia died as a result of the disease.

He contracted Ebola while working as a surgeon in Sierra Leone.

He arrived to be treated at the Omaha hospital, where two other Ebola patients have been successfully treated, on Saturday.

Ebola has killed more than 5,000 people in West Africa.

Published: Monday 17th November 2014 by The News Editor

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