Carlos del Rio, MD; Aneesh K. Mehta, MD; G. Marshall Lyon III, MD; Jeannette Guarner, MD
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Sometimes a woman would clutch his sleeve, crying shrilly: “Doctor, you'll save him, won't you?” But he wasn't there for saving life; he was there to order a sick man's evacuation. How futile was the hatred he saw on faces then! “You haven't a heart!” a woman told him on one occasion. She was wrong; he had one. It saw him through his twenty-hour day, when he hourly watched men dying who were meant to live.
Table. Cases of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in Africa, 1976 to 2014
In this video, Carlos del Rio, MD, offers additional insight into his Ideas and Opinions piece, "Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in 2014: The Tale of an Evolving Epidemic."
del Rio C, Mehta AK, Lyon GM, et al. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in 2014: The Tale of an Evolving Epidemic. Ann Intern Med. 2014;161:746–748. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/M14-1880
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