Freelance journo tests positive for Ebola

"Journalists take many risks to tell the story. Sometimes it's a bullet or a bomb. Sometimes it's Ebola," Raja Abdulrahim reflects at LA Times, as NBC News breaks the bad news that one of its freelance cameramen in Africa was just diagnosed with Ebola (24,857 shares). The 33-year-old American Ashoka Mukpo will be flown back to the U.S. for treatment. "One of our own has #Ebola. Very grim news," NBC health writer Maggie Fox laments. The 33-year-old American Ashoka Mukpo will be flown back to the U.S. for treatment. "This to my knowledge is the first case of a reporter testing positive for Ebola," Rukmini Callimachi notes at the New York Times. CNN is also fast on the heels of this story (10,111 shares).

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