Wrestling With Ethics, Saving Ebola Patients

August 12, 2014 11:56 PM

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Wrestling With Ethics, Saving Ebola Patients

A Spanish priest and two Americans - a doctor and a hygienist – who contracted the Ebola virus disease were evacuated from Liberia recently. Lengthy testing of several drugs that may save the lives of hundreds of Ebola patients or vaccinate communities against a future epidemic has never been done because no one has stepped forward to fund the final necessary research.

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria are prepared to offer risks that could mean life of death for more than a thousand people.

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