Father of 'patient zero' Etienne Ouamouno
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Ebola crisis: Father of 'patient zero' tells of grief

Emile Ouamouno was just two years old and living in the remote Guinean village of Meliandou when he began suffering from a fever, headache and bloody diarrhoea.

He died in December 2013, followed within days by his three-year-old sister Philomene and their pregnant mother Sia.

Emile has since become known as 'patient zero'.

Tulip Mazumdar spoke to his father, Etienne Ouamouno.

  • 27 Nov 2014
  • From the section Health
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