Experts To Test If Antibodies In Survivors' Blood Can Help Ebola Patients

October 23, 2014 1:50 PM

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LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Scientists will start testing whether treatment with antibodies in the blood of Ebola survivors can help infected patients fight off the deadly disease in a clinical trial starting in Guinea next month.

If effective, so-called convalescent serum could be scaled up quickly as a short-term intervention while work continues to develop drugs and vaccines.

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