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Letters Courage is treating patients with Ebola

How the West ignores diseases in undeveloped countries

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 03 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5387
  1. Nick Wooding, general practitioner1
  1. 1South Oxford Health Centre, Oxford OX1 4RP, UK
  1. nickwooding{at}

I was medical superintendent of Kiwoko Hospital during the 2000 Ebola outbreak in Uganda.1 We had no cases, but I remember the anxiety with each suspected case—could this be the one? There was another outbreak in 2012. I do not …

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