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WHO approves two highly effective Ebola drugs for immediate use

Two of four Ebola treatment drugs have been determined “more effective” than the others and will be the only ones used on patients going forward, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced.

Death toll in DR Congo from Ebola outbreak now at 61

Sixty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the authorities said, adding that four novel drugs had been added to the roster of treatments.

DR Congo: Four more experimental Ebola treatments approved

Democratic Republic of Congo has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus, the health ministry said as it raced to contain an outbreak in its violence-torn east.

Four new cases of Ebola confirmed In Congo

Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said, as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment.

WHO: DR Congo approves use of five new Ebola drugs

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has approved the use of five investigational therapeutics to treat Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), marking the first time such treatments have been available in the midst of an Ebola outbreak in the country, the WHO said.

WHO: Unlicensed Ebola drugs could soon be used in DR Congo

The World Health Organization said Tuesday it was awaiting formal approval from the Democratic Republic of Congo to send in unlicenced Ebola medication to help rein in an outbreak of the deadly virus.

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