To the world he is Ebola Patient Zero - who sparked epidemic - but to his father, Emile was his two-year-old son who just liked to listen to the radio and play with his ball

October 28, 2014 8:18 PM

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To the world he is Ebola Patient Zero - who sparked epidemic - but to his father, Emile was his two-year-old son who just liked to listen to the radio and play with his ball

Sitting outside his mud-brick home in the tiny village of Meliandou, Guinea, Etienne Ouamouno holds a crumpled picture in which he cradles his newborn son, Emile.

Etienne explains that Emile was a playful toddler, and used to like playing outside the house with his ball and listening to the radio. But in December last year, the two-year-old got sick.

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