When Potentially Lifesaving Drugs are Both Experimental and in Very Short Supply: A Clinician's Story from the Front Lines of the Battle Against Ebola

Linda M. Mobula Technical, Leadership and Research Division, Office of HIV/AIDS, United States Agency for International Development, Arlington, Virginia; Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

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* Address correspondence to Linda M. Mobula, 2100 Crystal Drive, Cube 9036, Arlington, VA 22202. E-mail: mmobula@usaid.gov

Author's address: Linda M. Mobula, Technical, Leadership and Research Division, Office of HIV/AIDS, United States Agency for International Development, Arlington, VA, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, E-mail: mmobula@usaid.gov.

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