Who is this and why was he immortalized in a statue?
All of you got it right. This is Edgar Hernandez aka Patient Zero of the Swine Flu epidemic.
Hernandez, the kid from mexico who was patient zero for the H1N1
This statue was made in honor of the first boy who was stricken by the virus H1N1 in a small, eastern, Mexican town of La Gloria and was successfully recovered from the disease.
This statue was made in honor of the first boy who was suffering from the H1N1 virus in the small, eastern, Mexican town of La Gloria and has successfully recovered from the disease.
And the guy’s name is Edgar Hernandez
First kid to survive H1N1 virus from La Gloria, Mex
Edgar Hernandez of Mexico – the first swine flu patient.
View of the statue depicting Edgar Hernandez — the five years old boy who became ill with Influenza A H1N1 -swine flu- past April and survived — on August 18, 2009 in La Gloria. The statue was unveiled on August 16 in his native town La Gloria, in the state of Veracruz, Mexico.
Edgar Hernandez, world’s first H1N1 victim.
Think he was the first casuality of h1n1…
statue of the boy who was infected by h1n1 first. he is from the city of La Gloria. he has successfully recovered..