Liberian Community in Texas Raises Concerns About Dallas Ebola Patient's Treatment

October 9, 2014 10:26 PM

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Liberian Community in Texas Raises Concerns About Dallas Ebola Patient's Treatment

The death of Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian man who was the first patient in the U.S. to die of Ebola, is stirring debate in the Dallas Liberian community about whether there has been a difference in the quality of treatment between American and African patients with Ebola at U.S. hospitals.

Stanley Gaye, president of the Liberia Community Association in Dallas, said people have contacted him about concerns that Duncan was treated differently “because he was African and not only that, he was Liberian.”

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