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MSF Opens Ebola Clinic Specifically For Pregnant Women In Sierra Leone Capital

Reuters: Medical charity MSF opens Ebola clinic for pregnant women
“Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has opened the first care center in the current Ebola epidemic for pregnant women, whose survival rate from the virus is virtually zero, the charity said on Saturday. … Medical authorities say it is unclear why the survival rate for pregnant women is lower than for other patients but early testing and rapid treatment will help lower mortality rates…” (Fofana, 1/11).

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