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Ebola crisis: Doctor speaks of 'stressful' work

Dr Gabriel Fitzpatrick has told BBC 5 live about life on the front line in the battle against Ebola.

The Irish doctor, who is working at a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) treatment centre in Sierra Leone, described the precautions that staff have to take against infection, and the stress of knowing how easy it would be to succumb to the deadly disease.

He also talked about the difficulty of treating other healthcare workers, some of whom do not survive.

  • 20 Aug 2014
  • From the section Africa
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