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South Korea Treats MERS with Experimental Plasma Treatment, WHO in Emergency Session

Amid four more new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), South Korea is experimenting yet-to-be approved blood plasma transfusion from recovered patients to new victims. It was carried out on two patients on consent, said head of public health policy, Kwon Jun-wook, in a media briefing. "There is insufficient clinical basis about the result of plasma treatment among experts ...

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Liberian Doctor Dies Despite Experimental ZMapp Drug

Liberian doctor Abrahim Borbor, who contracted the Ebola virus and was given an experimental drug has died on Sunday evening, informed the Elwa Ebola Facility in Monrovia, Liberia on Monday. Dr. Abrahim Borbor was given ZMapp, but proved futile though it worked two Americans who had contracted Ebola and brought to an American hospital. Meantime, two people in Gera tested ...

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