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The Lassa Ward: Summary and book reviews of The Lassa Ward by Dr. Ross Donaldson MD, MPH
A potent mix of travel memoir, coming-of-age narrative and medical mystery. Donaldson's experiences treating a frighteningly infectious and often deadly hemorrhagic fever, the strength of his West African patients, and his own grave illness bring him to a contemplation of mortality, poverty, civil war, and medicine as it is practiced in the first and third worlds. (Reviewed by Jo Perry).
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