Drug trials in the hot zone.

  title={Drug trials in the hot zone.},
  author={Clare Sansom},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  volume={15 9},
There are, as yet, no drugs that are known to improve the chances of survival of a patient infected with Ebola virus. At the start of the present epidemic, however, there was quite a rich supply of promising experi mental treatments available. All these drugs were backed up by preclinical data obtained from cell lines or animal models or by anecdotal… CONTINUE READING