Chinese drug company says it has Ebola cure

October 14, 2014 5:49 PM

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The drug, JK-05, was developed by researchers with Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings, working in partnership with the Institute of Microbiological Epidemiology, a part of the Academy of Military Medical Sciences. Earlier this month, the drug was approved for emergency use only. But drug makers believe the drug is ready for wider use.

According to Bio Pharma Dive, the drug is a "micro-molecular chemical, which selectively contains the RNA polymerase of the Ebola virus to inhibit virus replication."

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