- There are indications that the new Ebola breakthrough pills are being more effective in treatment of the disease
- Two patients, a mother and a child, were recently cured of Ebola diseases in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo through the pills
- Both survivors were among a group of four diagnosed with the killer disease in Goma, described as the largest city affected by the disease
A mother and a child were recently cured of Ebola diseases in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo through two experimental pills
The duo who were formerly patients, have been released from a treatment centre in the area and reunited with their families.
The survivors were among a group of four diagnosed with the killer disease in Goma, described as the largest city affected by the outbreak.
The other two in the group died of the outbreak that has claimed not less than, 1,800 persons so far.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the World Health Organisation (WHO) had revealed that two of four Ebola treatment pills had been found to be more effective and will be the only ones to be prescribed henceforth.
WHO announced this in a trial which began as part of the emergency response in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The trial was tagged the Pamoja Tulinde Maisha study, BBC reports. The trial was done in collaboration with organisations such as the Congo’s National Institute for Biomedical Research, the ministry of health, the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) the Alliance for International Medical Action among others.
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