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Infectious disease experts call for uniform Ebola treatment guidelines

 By Alan Lenhoff, editor on December 14, 2014

Two infectious disease experts, Dr. Eskild Petersen and Dr. Boubacar Maiga, have noted that there is a lack of uniform guidelines for treatment of patients with Ebola virus disease in West Africa, where the epidemic is ongoing. Specific approved treatments have not been established, as in industrialized nations, and there are some indications that...


 

 

 

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