NBC freelance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo who contracted Ebola in Liberia
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US Ebola patient 'trying not to panic', says father

Ashoka Mukpo, the fifth American to contract Ebola, is being treated at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

Mr Mukpo contracted Ebola while working as a freelance cameraman in Liberia.

His father, Dr Mitchell Levy, speaks to the BBC's Aleem Maqbool.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Thursday 9 October.