Chinese experimental drug sent out to Ebola-hit Africa

October 20, 2014 1:44 PM

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BEIJING – A Beijing drugmaker has sent an experimental Ebola drug to Africa for use by Chinese aid workers and is planning clinical trials there to combat the disease, according to the firm's chief operating officer.

Sihuan Pharmaceutical has supplied several thousand doses of its drug JK-05 to the region, Jia Zhongxin said, and more doses could be sent if needed.

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