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Ebola: What History Questions Should Always Be Asked?

The recent discovery of a case of Ebola in the U.S. made me wonder: since the patient was seen twice, why was it missed the first time? The symptoms as listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) can include fever (>38.6o C), severe headache, muscle pain, weakness, diarrhea, vomiting, and unexplained hemorrhage.…
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