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Another UN official in Liberia contracts Ebola

By Agencies in Madrid and Accra, Ghana ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-10-09 08:13:25

An international medical official with the UN Mission in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus and is receiving treatment, the UN said on Wednesday.

The official, who was not identified, is the second member of the mission, known as UNMIL, to contract Ebola. The first died on Sept 25.

Meanwhile, Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died on Wednesday morning at a hospital in Dallas, Texas, a hospital spokesman said.

Another UN official in Liberia contracts Ebola

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