A New Hope for Success to Fight Ebola
Who would not know about the infamous Ebola virus disease (EVD) or Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) that has killed approximately 4400 people and 8900 believe to be infected this year 2014. EVD is caused by ebola viruses that could be transferred or acquired through contact with body fluids of an ebola infected human or animal.
The french nurse who volunteered to serve in Liberia in curing people with EVB that had been infected by Ebola is now cured of disease and has leave the hospital. The Favipiravir, also known as T-705 or Avigan, is the drug believe to have cured the nurse from the disease.
Favipiravir used in curing influenza viruses, foot and mouth diseases, west nile virus, yellow fever virus and other flaviviruses is now a candidate anti-viral drug to fight ebola.
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