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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.

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.