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Jimmy Thoronko is an athlete who came to the UK for the Commonwealth Games last summer, then disappeared soon after. Thoronko was Sierrra Leone's top 100-meter sprinter, and was expected to bring home medals. Shortly before competing, he received news his uncle had passed away, probably from Ebola. The outbreak had just begun, but the loss took a toll on Jimmy and the races went poorly. At the end of the competition, there was difficulty finding flights for the athletes, as the seriousness of the outbreak became more apparent.

Sources: Mashable