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Experimental drug arrives in Liberia

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08-14-2014 10:42 BJT

Full coverage: Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

On Wednesday WHO  announced 128 new cases and 56 deaths. Doses of the experimental drug have arrived  in Liberia from the US, and two medical workers will receive the treatment.

Previously, two Americans and one Spanish patient received the treatment. Two of  them are recovering, but one died Tuesday. Whether this experimental drug should be  used on a large scale remains a hot debate in the medical field. 

As of August 11th, the death toll from this outbreak has passed one thousand, and  the total number of suspected and confirmed cases has reached about two thousand. 

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