What We Know About Thomas Eric Duncan, The First U.S. Ebola Patient

October 6, 2014 11:29 PM

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What We Know About Thomas Eric Duncan, The First U.S. Ebola Patient

Here’s everything we know so far about Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. We traced his journey to the U.S. -- from his arrival in Dallas on Sept. 20, to his first signs of symptoms on Sept. 25, to the impact of his illness on the Dallas community since he's been hospitalized in critical condition.

1. He came to the United States to reunite with his son and marry his son's mother. Duncan arrived in the U.S. on Sept. 20 to reunite with Louise Troh, a former romantic partner from Liberia, and son Karsiah Duncan after a 16-year separation, The New York Times reported. Duncan and Troh had met in a...

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