$10k award offered for information related to missing CDC employee: 10 things to know

As the search continues for a missing CDC employee, a monetary reward is being offered for information about the case, according to The New York Times.

Here are 10 things to know.

1. The case involves 35-year-old Dr. Timothy Cunningham, team head for the CDC's population health division.

2. Dr. Cunningham was last seen leaving from work sick Feb. 12.

3. Dr. Cunningham's sister, Tiara Cunningham, told NYT she was the last family member to speak to her brother.

4. Ms. Cunningham said of the Feb. 12 conversation, "He sounded not like himself." She told NYT the conversation ended with, "Love you. I'll talk to you later."

5. Neither Ms. Cunningham nor her mother received a response when they texted Dr. Cunningham that day, according to the report.

6. The family ultimately sent a relative to Dr. Cunningham's home, where the garage was secure, and a couple windows were open, according to the report.

7. Dr. Cunningham's parents drove to Atlanta from their Maryland home and found their son's dog was unattended in the house. The parents also found their son's cellphone, wallet, car and keys at his home. Dr. Cunningham's father, Terrell Cunningham, told NYT his son's car was in the garage.

8. Mr. Cunningham also told the publication his most recent conversation with his son "was not a normal conversation and I was not comfortable."

9. An investigation into the disappearance is ongoing. Atlanta police said they are asking for help from the public, and Dr. Cunningham's family is joining Crime Stoppers of Greater Atlanta to offer a $10,000 reward for information that results in an arrest and indictment in connection with the case, according to the report. Police told NYT authorities have not found any evidence of foul play.

10. Dr. Cunningham graduated from the Boton-based Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. At the CDC, he took part in the agency's emergency response efforts during Hurricane Sandy, and previous Ebola and Zika outbreaks.

Brian Zimmerman contributed to this report. 


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