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WHO approves use of test drugs in Ebola patient, as

Updated: 2014-08-13 14:31:40 (KST)
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(On to the latest on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa)
75-year-old Spanish priest Miguel Pajares passed away yesterday, after receiving ZMapp, the test drug, three days earlier.
This as the World Health Organization *approved the use of experimental drugs in treating Ebola patients.
The W-H-O concluded it *is ethical to use unlicensed medication With the death toll exceeding 1-thousand.
The maker of the test serum ZMapp says it has now run out of the test serum though after its final doses were sent to Liberia.
The Liberian government says the drugs would be used to treat two infected doctors -- in which case, they will be the first Africans to receive the drugs.


Reporter : eunice.kim@arirang.co.kr

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