Carlos del Rio, MD; Aneesh K. Mehta, MD; G. Marshall Lyon, III, MD; Jeannette Guarner, MD
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del Rio C, Mehta AK, Lyon GM, Guarner J. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in 2014: The Tale of an Evolving Epidemic. Ann Intern Med. 2014;161:746-748. doi: 10.7326/M14-1880
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