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Guinea’s Government Approves Wider Use Of Experimental Ebola Drug After New Cases Detected

Reuters: Guinea Ebola infections double as hidden cases discovered
“The number of people sick with Ebola fever has doubled in Guinea in the past week following the discovery of cases previously unknown to health authorities, a Guinea health official said on Friday…” (Samb/Felix, 2/6).

Reuters: Guinea to expand use of experimental anti-Ebola drugs
“Guinea’s government has authorized the wider use of an experimental drug to treat Ebola in treatment centers after successful initial trials, officials said on Saturday…” (Samb/Lewis, 2/7).

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