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2 Liberians who got experimental Ebola medicine said to be improving
2 Liberians who got experimental Ebola medicine said to be improving

Two Liberian healthcare workers who received experimental medication to fight the Ebola virus have shown some improvement, the World Health Organization said Thursday. In a statement, the international health agency said that doctors working in Liberia told them a doctor and nurse have shown “marked improvement” after receiving the experimental treatment ZMapp. A second doctor being treated with the drug in Liberia remained in serious condition, the statement said, but “has improved somewhat.” It’s not clear whether ZMapp is effective or even harmful. The survival rate for patients infected with Ebola in the current outbreak stands at about 50%. ...

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