2 Recover After Experimental Ebola Treatment, Congo says



The Ministry of Health in Congo said that two out of ten people who received an experimental treatment for the Ebola virus have recovered, reports the Associated Press. Patients received a treatment called mAb114, one of five experimental treatments given to people affected by the outbreak that began on August 1st. The leader of the World Health Organization called the use of experimental solutions "a global first and a glimmer of hope for people with the disease." The Congolese authorities confirmed 79 cases of Ebola in this outbreak, including 42 deaths and 14 recoveries. The virus has spread to an area with a high security risk, which could endanger medical staff, said WHO's key ingredient Friday.


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