Oct 8, 2014 – 1st US Ebola Victim Is Dead: Liberian Man, Thomas Eric Duncan Dies In Dallas Texas Hospital
The first man to be diagnosed with Ebola Virus Disease inside the United States of America has died.
Liberian citizen Thomas Eric Duncan who was placed in Isolation at a Dallas hospital last week has passed away.
He was placed on the experimental drug, Zmapp while in isolation but unfortunately, he didn’t make it.
Here is a statement issued by Texas Presbyterian hospital on Duncan’s death today:
“It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning at 7:51 am.”
10 people who had primary contact with the deceased have been isolated.