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African man suspected of having Ebola on the run

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An African man suspected of having Ebola has failed to report himself and stopped all contact with officials since November the 16th, authorities are now searching for him.

The 31 year old man suspected of having Ebola is one Samuel Ceesay of Sierra Leone, he entered the country through Suvarnabhumi Airport on November 13th with around ten travel companions. The airport’s disease control officers suspected the man of having Ebola on his entry to the country and detained him for examination at the Department of Disease Control. On the 15th of November the man was released and told to report to the department on a daily basis. He was escorted by officials to the Mode Sathorn Hotel in Bang Rak district where he told the officials he planned to say. However, according to the hotel staff, he refused to check in and then left.

On Friday health officials filed a police report after Ceesay failed to report in and his phone was turned off. Authorities have identified the man as a dangerous person and health officials have sent staff to track him down in common tourist areas throughout the nation.

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