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EBOLA OUTBREAK

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

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Wednesday, August 20, 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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