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WHO Mulling Experimental Ebola Treatments Options
Daemon
Posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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WHO Mulling Experimental Ebola Treatments

With the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa still rapidly rising, the World Health Organization (WHO) is exploring the ethical implications of using an experimental drug to combat the virus. Currently, there are no approved vaccines or medications for Ebola, but a number are under development. One experimental drug has already been used to treat two US aid workers infected in the outbreak, and some of the world's leading Ebola experts are calling for experimental treatments to be made more widely available given the current crisis. The WHO is to convene a meeting of medical ethicists to examine this issue next week. More...
MechPebbles
Posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014 2:10:46 AM

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Interesting ethical dilemma. But I need little time to decide: use the experimental drugs!
nkelsey
Posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014 9:25:05 AM
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Pray Deathly outbreak of the virus.
AnjanaDutt
Posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014 10:10:58 AM
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I hate to think what might happen if it goes beyond Africa.
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better take a chance than let them die.
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