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Free-lance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo is seen in this undated photo.

The freelance NBC News cameraman who was diagnosed in Liberia with the Ebola virus arrived in the United States on Monday on his way to get treatment at a Nebraska hospital. Ashoka Mukpo left Liberia on a specially-equipped jet just before 5:30 p.m. ET on Sunday (9:30 p.m. local time), walking onto the aircraft with assistance. The plane made a brief refueling stop in Bangor, Maine, early Monday en route to Omaha.

Mukpo, 33, is the fifth American diagnosed with Ebola. He was hired Tuesday to be a second cameraman for NBC News Chief Medical Editor and Correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman. He tested positive for Ebola on Thursday…

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