Examining the ethics of clinical use of unproven interventions outside of clinical trials during the Ebola epidemic.

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The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa began in the spring of 2014 and has since caused the deaths of over 6,000 people. Since there are no approved treatments or prevention modalities specifically targeted at Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), debate has focused on whether unproven interventions should be offered to Ebola patients outside of clinical trials… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2015.1010996

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@article{Shah2015ExaminingTE, title={Examining the ethics of clinical use of unproven interventions outside of clinical trials during the Ebola epidemic.}, author={Seema K. Shah and David S. Wendler and Marion Danis}, journal={The American journal of bioethics : AJOB}, year={2015}, volume={15 4}, pages={11-6} }