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WHO backs use of experimental Ebola drugs in West Africa epidemic

Liberia says it plans to treat two infected doctors with an unproven Ebola medicine called ZMapp

Reuters  |  London/Geneva 

People infected in the West Africa Ebola outbreak can be offered untested drugs, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday, but scarce supplies raise questions about who gets priority in the epidemic of the virus, which has no proven treatment. Liberia said it planned to treat two infected doctors with an unproven Ebola medicine called ZMapp, the first Africans to receive the drug, while a Spanish priest, who the Health Ministry in Madrid said had also been given ZMapp, died. The West Africa Ebola virus epidemic - the world's largest and deadliest so far - has killed at least ...

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First Published: Wed, August 13 2014. 00:18 IST
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