Reinaldo Villafranca


Age: 33

Summary: Cuban health worker who had a degree in nursing and was sent to Sierra Leone as part of a team to help fight Ebola after Cuba said it would send 461 health workers to Africa to fight Ebola in response to a United Nations call, and who later showed symptoms of an illness as test results came up negative for Ebola but positive for malaria.

Cause of Death: Complications from malaria

Born: circa 1981

Died: January 18, 2015

Freetown, Sierra Leone