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Medicine: Ebola Virus / Zmapp Drug #1073382

CNN Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The government call for production of the drug Zmapp for treating Ebola virus patients noted. [Recently, Ebola survivor Dr. Kent BRANTLY@- talks about the experimental drug Zmapp that he received.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion CNN's Sanjay Gupta, former CDC disease detective Seema Yasmin & University of North Carolina school of medicine Dr. William Fischer about Ebola & the Zmapp drug. [GUPTA - talks about the production of the Zmapp & other drug, How the drug seems to have helped Brantly.] [YASMIN - raises the question about the scaling up of production of an unproven drug; explains how Zmapp works against the virus.] [FISCHER - suggests Zmapp does not replace aggressive supportive care against Ebola.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:06:20

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