Ebola

NBC News Journalist in Liberia Diagnosed With Ebola

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NBC News reported that one of its American freelancers working in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, the network reported Thursday night.

The 33-year-old man was a freelance cameraman on NBC News' reporting team covering the Ebola epidemic in Monrovia, Liberia. The freelancer started showing symptoms on Wednesday, and was then found to have a fever. He immediately quarantined himself. On Thursday morning, he was tested by Medicins Sans Frontieres for the virus. A positive result came back hours later.