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Ebola drug trials starting in West Africa as early as December
Ebola drug trials starting in West Africa as early as December

Three separate clinical trials for Ebola virus treatments are set to begin in West Africa as early as December, Doctors Without Borders announced Thursday. The international medical aid group, also known by its French initials MSF, will host the trials in three of its Ebola treatment centers in the region, which has been ravaged by the deadly disease. The trials will go forward with the goal of evaluating 14-day survival rates in patients, and will be open to all patients who consent. “This is an unprecedented international partnership that represents hope for patients to finally get a real treatment,” Dr. Annick Antierens of Doctors Without Borders said in a statement....

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