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Experimental drug fights Ebola's cousin Marburg, even after symptom onset

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Scientists have reported that Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp.'s experimental drug candidate TKM-Marburg (NP-718m–LNP) was able to prevent monkeys from becoming seriously ill after Marburg virus infection, even when treatment was not started until the animals showed signs of viremia.

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