(NEWSER) – A freelance cameraman working in Liberia has become the fourth American to become infected with Ebola in the country.
Ashoka Mukpo has been working in Liberia for the last three years and he developed symptoms including fever and aches on Wednesday this week, just a day after he was hired by NBC News, reports the BBC. The 33-year-old immediately quarantined himself and sought medical advice, and other members of the news team are not showing symptoms,
NBC says. Mukpo will be sent back to the US for treatment, the network says, and the rest of the crew, including NBC News Chief Medical Editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman, will be flown back to the US and will "place themselves under quarantine" for 21 days.
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