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Professor of Medicine Timothy Flanigan, MD, has his temperature taken by an infrared “no touch” thermometer, which prevents transmission of the Ebola virus. Flanigan and Adam Levine, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine, are in Liberia to not only fight the epidemic, but sustain the country’s crippled health system. “Since general medical care is not currently available, the average person is more likely to die of malaria, dysentery, pneumonia, heart attack, or other infections as opposed to Ebola,” Flanigan writes.


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