Rick Sacra, 52, recovered from Ebola under treatment in September at
the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He was one of
three American health workers for Christian missionary groups who
came down with Ebola in Liberia and were flown to the United States
Sacra will go back to Liberia for about a month and will treat
patients with problems other than Ebola, freeing up other health
workers to focus on Ebola, the SIM missionary group said in a
Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever, has killed more than 6,000 people out of
more than 17,000 cases in an outbreak that began in March, according
to the United Nations' World Health Organization. Almost all of the
cases have been in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
(Reporting by Fiona Ortiz in Chicago)
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