Ebola trials ‘best chance’ for cure

Preparations are under way in Guinea to start unprecedented clinical trials to try to find a cure for Ebola. The medical charity Medicines Sans Frontieres will host the studies in three of its Ebola treatment centres in West Africa from next month. One of the trials involves using blood donated by Ebola survivors to treat sick patients. There are no clinically proven vaccines or treatments for the virus that has killed more than 5,400 people. Transparency plea Trying to find a cure in the midst of the worst ever Ebola outbreak is a major challenge. But scientists say this could be the best chance they have. At the moment, medics can only treat the symptoms of Ebola, giving people pain relief…
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