First Ebola Patient Was an Infant from Guinea

October 28, 2014 12:24 PM

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Researchers have finally been able to put a name to the Ebola patient zero, the first Ebola patient to have started the outbreak and his name is Emile Ouamouno. The current Ebola outbreak that claimed the lives of thousands is the largest Ebola outbreak in history. Scientists believe that the Ebola patient zero came from Guinea and that he was an infant named Emile.

The researchers from the New England Journal of Medicine believe that Emile is the first Ebola patient who started the global outbreak. Over a year ago, Emile Ouamouno was the first Ebola patient to catch the disease in the current outbreak. The young boy lived in a village of Southern Guinea with h...

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