Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Thomas Eric Duncan, America’s First Ebola Patient Dead In Dallas Texas
Now The End Begins Thomas Eric Duncan, America’s First Ebola Patient Dead In Dallas Texas by NTEB News Desk Texas Ebola Patient Thomas Eric Duncan Has Died, Hospital Says Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died Wednesday morning, the Dallas hospital where he was being treated said. americas-first-ebola-patient-thomas-eric-duncan-has-died-dallas-texas "It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning at 7:51 am," Texas Health Resources spokesman Wendell Watson said in a statement. Duncan, 42, was given the experimental Ebola drug Brincidofovir, but his family said he was doing poorly and the hospital had downgraded his condition from serious to critical. When the family visited Tuesday with the Rev. Jesse Jackson, they declined to view Duncan via video link because the last time had been too upsetting. "What we saw was very painful. It didn't look good," said Duncan's nephew Josephus Weeks.