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Ebola epidemic: medicolegal issues for volunteer doctors

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 31 December 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g7701
  1. Marika Davies, medicolegal adviser
  1. 1Medical Protection Society
  1. Marika.Davies{at}


Marika Davies answers medicolegal questions about volunteering as a doctor to tackle the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease in west Africa


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