NBC News Journalist in Liberia Diagnosed With Ebola


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.