Unmasking the Man Diagnosed With Ebola in United States.
Thomas Eric Duncan, by last evening is the name that will forever have a special place in the annuals of United States medical history as the man unmasked and identified as the carrier of the first case of the Ebola virus reigning havoc and paralyzing three West African nation, namely Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.
Mr Duncan is identified as a Liberian national who is visiting the United States and arrived on September 20, 2014 to visit his sister in Texas but checked into the Texas Presbyterian Health Hospital on September 24, 2014, four days after falling sick.
Details coming from the Dallas Presbyterian Health Hospital confirmed that the patient told the Nurse who attended to him that he just came from Liberia but that health worker did not pass on that delicate piece of information to the doctors and management of the hospital and Mr Duncan was treated and released. But two days later, Mr Duncan on September 26, 2014, called for ambulance as he was critically sick and was again rushed to the Presbyterian Health Hospital where after his blood check few day later, the st confirmed he was diagnosed with the Ebola virus.