Third American Doctor To Contract Ebola Identified As Rick Sacra

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The third American Ebola victim has been named as 51-year-old veteran doctor Rick Sacra who volunteered to go to Liberia when Writebol and Brantly tested positive. Bruce Johnson, the president of SIM USA, revealed this in a press conference yesterday.Johnson said his group was cooperating with US health authorities to determine how Sacra, who is from Massachusetts, got sick. While stressing there was no confirmation at this time, Johnson said there was a chance Sacra — who had been working in obstetrics at the SIM-funded ELWA hospital — caught the virus from someone who had yet to show signs of the disease. . . .

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