Aid worker recovering from Ebola to receive steak

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 23, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.



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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha restaurant says it's sending over a steak dinner to an American aid worker recovering from Ebola.

The Nebraska Medical Center says Dr. Rick Sacra will receive a steak dinner Tuesday night along with his wife and son. It will include a filet and baked potato.

The Omaha World Herald reports (http://bit.ly/Zcm52A ) Gene Dunn, the owner of Gorat's Steak House, offered the meals through one of Sacra's physicians. The hospital organized for them to be sent over Tuesday.

The 51-year-old Sacra from Worcester, Massachusetts, contracted Ebola while working at a hospital in Liberia. He continues to improve at the Nebraska hospital, and officials are waiting test results that indicate he is well enough to leave an isolation unit.

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Information from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com

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