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‘Impossible Dilemma’ Posed By Use Of Experimental Ebola Drug

Associated Press/Washington Post: Doctors: Ebola Drug Poses ‘Impossible Dilemma’
“Doctors treating a Sierra Leone physician with Ebola defended their decision not to give him an experimental drug, saying Wednesday they feared it was too risky. Calling it ‘an impossible dilemma,’ Doctors Without Borders explained in detail last month’s decision in response to a New York Times story on the case. It would have been the first time the experimental drug was tried in humans…” (Cheng et al., 8/13).

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