New drugs show promise in fight against Ebola

Two of four experimental treatments being tested in the world's second-largest Ebola outbreak will be offered to all patients after showing promise in saving lives, scientists announced Monday.
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Preliminary. Results and 499. Study participants indicated that those individuals receiving. Region Iran. Or mab 114 had a great the chance of survival. Compared to those participants. With the other two. These are great news of course and these news we'll save lives and moves us closer to finding an effective treatments play wanna. Already off the street as it becomes late but doesn't figure for average welcome to late this mine ten days late there's no specification. Important is common the first three days. That is saving lives and that's clearly proven to save lives. Therefore. All efforts goal in some making people aware to come as early as possible cause it literally shows you with mortality rates between six and 11%. That does a nine to 1090% chance. Also Bible whereas if she'd come late but don't we. Look for treatment at all doesn't 90% chance of that it will as many have said before lives in the forests so we won't get rid of stabilized such. But what we can achieve. Is that if that everybody is a win. Of the risk factors that people at high risk lord was get vaccinated. By the by ring vaccination or other means. And that those one infected get treatment early and this will get us the best possible results. So let's not forget we now have a vaccine which is highly efficacious. We have treatment. Which reading shows good dates. So overall this is positive news and he's a great new tools look great tools throughout school books but that doesn't stop it willow along. What will stop it will. Under the leadership of the government and the DSC is good sedans. Good infection prevention control. Good community engagement. And accident vaccination so of course the human factor is an issue in the important very important fact to him.

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