A newly released video shows health workers in Liberia attempting to capture a suspected Ebola patient, who had allegedly escaped from a treatment centre on Sept. 1.
In scenes which show both the terror felt by residents in the disease zone and the struggle the authorities face containing the virus, the man can be seen lashing out angrily at anyone who tries to confront him.
Wearing a red shirt and marked with a tag telling people he has tested positive for Ebola, the patient is eventually surrounded by health workers wearing protective clothing and bundled into a waiting ambulance.
The incident took place in Monrovia, Liberia on Monday after the victim fled from doctors at the extremely overstretched Elwa hospital, whose Ebola unit is run by the international agency Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF).
Watch the video below:
Source: Daily Graphic