Being diagnosed with Ebola was pure terror: American journalist

UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2014 01:07 PM IST
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Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full suits and hoods. The American video journalist is home now after recovering from Ebola. He contracted the virus while working for a month as a freelance cameraman for NBC in the West African country of Liberia. In an interview with The Associated Press, he described the fear he felt when medical workers appeared at his bedside in the heavy duty gear needed to prevent the spread of the deadly infection. The 33-year-old Mukpo described taking his temperature, seeing it read 101.3, and feeling "pure terror".

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