Friday, September 5, 2014
(Boston, MA) -- A Massachusetts doctor is the latest American aid worker to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus. Dr. Rick Sacra contracted Ebola in Liberia, where he is currently being treated. Sacra is a good friend of Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly, who were both recently treated for Ebola and released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Sacra is a family doctor and is also an assistant professor of family medicine and community health at the UMass Medical School.