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Did ZMapp cure two Americans with Ebola? Experts can't say, yet

Did ZMapp cure two Americans with Ebola? Experts can't say, yet | ApocalypseSurvival | Scoop.it
Though Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol have been discharged from Emory University Hospital after their terrifying bouts with Ebola, it's unclear if the experimental drug they were given is what led to their cure.

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Krishan Maggon 's curator insight, August 22, 2014 11:16 AM

Not sure as 50% of Ebola patients recover with good care and follow up. ZMAPP was given in small amounts. Out of 3 patients given ZMAPP, 2 survived and 1 Spanish patient died. 

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U.S. Emergency Labs Ready To Work On Ebola Drugs If Asked

U.S. Emergency Labs Ready To Work On Ebola Drugs If Asked | ApocalypseSurvival | Scoop.it
(Repeating story first sent on Aug 9 to additional subscribers) By Sharon Begley and Toni Clarke NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - All three U.S. facilities established to quickly make vaccines and therapeutics in...

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Krishan Maggon 's curator insight, August 12, 2014 2:21 PM

The US emergency labs and production facilities are ready to scale up producing Ebola drugs, mabs and vaccines if funded.

 

The facilities are mainly for US use but can supply drugs to Allies and WHO.

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Photos From The Frontline Of Liberia's Deadly Ebola Outbreak

Photos From The Frontline Of Liberia's Deadly Ebola Outbreak | ApocalypseSurvival | Scoop.it
One of the biggest challenges in combatting the Ebola virus, which has claimed more than 1,200 lives in West Africa, is misinformation about the disease. Local communities that don't have access to information about how the virus spreads and its heal...

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Why Is There No Treatment for Ebola?

Why Is There No Treatment for Ebola? | ApocalypseSurvival | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed vaccines and treatments that show promise in fighting Ebola in animals, so is the outbreak a good opportunity to test them in people?

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Krishan Maggon 's curator insight, August 4, 2014 9:39 PM

NIH to test Ebola vaccine in Phase I trials in healthy subjects.