(NBC News) The parents of an NBC News freelance cameraman who caught Ebola while working in Liberia say their son is “tender but cheerful today” as he awaits his return home to the United States.
“Obviously he is scared and worried,” Dr. Mitchell Levy told TODAY's Tamron Hall Friday. His son, Ashoka Mukpo, has been “seeing the death and tragedy and now it’s really hit home for him. But his spirits are better today."
Mukpo so far has shown mild symptoms of the disease. He is being treated in the Liberian capital of Monrovia and will be flown back this weekend to the United States for treatment, said his mother, Diane Mukpo.
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