Patrick Sawyer

 

 

 

Age: 40

 

Summary: Liberian-American lawyer and national manager for public health at the iron ore mining company ArcelorMittal S.A. in Monrovia, Liberia who became the first American citizen for being the notable index case for the introduction of Ebola virus disease into Nigeria during the 2014 West African Ebola pandemic after he became violently ill upon arriving at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Nigeria's former capital city, where he collapsed and was taken to a local hospital while he had planned to attend a conference in Lagos, Nigeria employed by Liberia's Ministry of Finance as an economic consultant promoting development in West Africa at the time.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from ebola

 

Born: 1974

 

Died: July 24, 2014

 

Location: Obalende, Nigeria