EMS and Ebola

Malcolm J Boyle, Jaime Wallis, Chantal Perera

Abstract


This editorial questions the EMS readiness to deal with Ebola infected patients.

Keywords


editorial; Ebola; emergency medical services

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.33151/ajp.11.6.140

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