Thomas Eric Duncan is “in critical condition” according to the Texas Healthy Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Duncan unknowingly brought the disease to the US after returning from Liberia two weeks ago. He reportedly lied on Liberian health forms about having contact with anyone who had the disease. The African nation is looking into legal action against Duncan.
3,439 people have died from Ebola in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The number of cases from the current epidemic outnumber those from all previous outbreaks of Ebola.