Ebola: Manhunt Declared Over Escapee

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has disclosed it’s fears over an Ebola patient who escaped from a health centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo last week is spreading the disease.

Community workers are said to be searching for the man and are encouraging people not to hide him.

Health workers wearing protective gear are also standing by to take him back to the clinic in the eastern town of Beni.

The patient is said to be one of six people who tested positive at a time when Congo was preparing to declare the Ebola epidemic earlier this month.

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