Frustration over lack of Ebola drugs in West Africa

By Anna Norris

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Frustration over lack of Ebola drugs in West Africa

August 8, 2014 Updated Aug 8, 2014 at 2:37 PM EST

Monrovia, Liberia (WBNG Binghamton) Africans seeking a drug to help contain the Ebola virus will have to wait months before an experimental treatment used on two infected Americans is produced even in small amounts, officials said.

And there are no guarantees that the medication would help curb the spread of the dreaded disease, which starts with a fever and body aches and sometimes progresses to serious bleeding.

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