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As Ebola spreads, Albany doc speaks on Liberia

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - One Albany doctor has traveled to Liberia many times since 1988. Dr. Frank Glover says E.L.W.A. missions hospital in Monrovia is the only hospital that can treat patients and can only house 25 people.

He says the countries are not equipped to handle such an infectious disease. With no cure or vaccine, catching the disease early is ones only hope to survive, and isolating those infected is the only way to stop the spread of the disease.

The borders have been closed and the CDC is advising doctors not to travel.

So Dr. Glover is trying to get help to those on the ground.  "Mainly doctors and nurses and health professionals by sending them equipment supplies things they can protect themselves by as well as funds so they can take care of themselves at this time where things are tight economically."



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