OMAHA, Neb. (CBS/AP) — The Nebraska doctors treating an American who is battling the Ebola virus are expected to provide an update on his condition Thursday afternoon.

Dr. Rick Sacra was flown to the Nebraska Medical Center last Friday for treatment in the hospital’s specialized 10-bed isolation unit.

Sacra’s doctors said earlier this week that the 51-year-old from Worcester had been improving since he arrived but it was too soon to say if he would recover.

Sacra has been using a video conference system to visit with his wife, Debbie, while receiving experimental treatment.

Sacra was the third American aid worker with the Ebola virus to be flown to the U.S. for treatment.

A fourth worker, whose identity has not yet been revealed, arrived Tuesday morning at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

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