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Ebola No Longer “Incurable” After Success of Experimental Treatments

HeadlineAug 13, 2019
H5 ebola treatments experimental drugs congo world health organization

Medical professionals say that Ebola is no longer an incurable disease, after two experimental drugs being used to treat infected patients in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have shown a 90% survival rate. The treatments are most effective if administered shortly after Ebola is contracted. Since the latest outbreak began a year ago, the World Health Organization says at least 2,700 people have been infected with Ebola, with more than 1,800 deaths.

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