McCormick Alum and Presbyterian Dr. Jim McAuley reports from Sierra Leone
Presbyterian minister and medical doctor James “Jim” McAuley (MDiv 2005) has been sent by his employer from Zambia to Sierra Leone. Trained as an infectious disease specialist, McAuley is a member of the Presbytery of Chicago, while his family are members of the First Presbyterian Church of Evanston Ill.
He wrote to his wife in Zambia:
Sierra Leone is not in good shape ― really poor, lots of corruption, no infrastructure. I think things will likely get worse before they get better. People are being told not to touch dead bodies (good idea given that over half of all Ebola cases can be traced to contact with a body), but the government is slow to pick up bodies. The workers...
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