University of Minnesota. Driven to Discover.
The outbreak has now grown to 2,861 cases, including 1,913 deaths, as the UN announces more funding.
The shorter, simpler regimen with the new drug is poised to improve treatment against a difficult disease and to lower costs.
In other outbreak developments, insecurity flared again in Beni with suspected ADF attacks and resulting community protests.
Officials hope the promising treatment findings encourage more patients to seek lifesaving treatment.
In US developments, the CDC reported 10 more cases in its regular update, and New York reported a new outbreak in an Mennonite community.
In other developments, an Ebola expert warned that the virus could become endemic in the outbreak region and researchers said an already approved drug might be a useful treatment.
Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.
Sign up now»
Unrestricted financial support provided by
Grant support for ASP provided by
CIDRAP - Center for Infectious Disease Research and PolicyOffice of the Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
© 2019 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.