A doctor from Maine is headed to West Africa to help in the international fight against Ebola.

Dr. Sharon McDonnell, a public health epidemiologist and an adjunct professor at the University of New England, left for Liberia on Tuesday, WCSH 6 reported.

McDonnell, of Falmouth, will be collecting and studying data with the International Rescue Committee.

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