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Rejected patients infect more

16 Sep, 2014

Researchers from UK in Liberia say that each Ebola patient turned away by volunteers is infecting 1.5 other people. Prof Edmunds, Medecins Sans Frontieres.

The doubling time of this epidemic is about two weeks, so if we are overwhelmed with our resources right now, it’s going to be twice as bad in two weeks’ time.