Gov. Ricketts Visits UNMC for Biocontainment Unit 10th Anniversary Events
Governor Pete Ricketts speaks during a press event for the 10th anniversary of the University of Nebraska Medical Center Biocontainment Unit. Dr. Rick Sacra (left) and Dr. Phil Smith (right) are seated.
Lincoln – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts visited the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Biocontainment Unit to recognize its 10th anniversary. The Governor participated in a brief press conference with Dr. Rick Sacra, the first Ebola patient treated in the unit, along with UNMC leadership before delivering remarks at a celebration event and touring the facility.