Two Seminal Papers on the Treatment of Ebola Fever

Watching US news reports, it seems the media are more interested in spreading emotion rather than information. Here are two important papers on the development of an effective Ebola treatment.

First one describes the effectiveness of therapeutic MAbs after confirmed infection.

http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/5/199/199ra113.editor-summary

The second paper (cover shown) relates the value of therapeutic intervention after the development of fever and with MAbs manufactured in plants.

http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/5/199/199ra113.editor-summary

See the ‘related resources’ on the second paper for more current information.

Rhesus macaque monkey

Rhesus macaque monkey

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