MALAWI HEALTH CHIEF CONFIRMS EBOLA VACCINE OR DRUG COULD TAKE YEARS


Malawi’s Chief of Health Services Dr. Charles Mwansambo has confirmed that there is no treatment against the virus and that new drug therapies have shown promising results in laboratory studies and are being evaluated.

“Several vaccines are being tested but it could be several years before any are available. In the absence of effective treatment and a human vaccine, raising awareness of the risk factors for Ebola infection and the protective measures individuals can take is the only way to reduce human infection and death,” he said.

See more at: https://www.nyasatimes.com/ministry-health-alerts-malawians-ebola-outbreak-drc-offers-extra-precaution-measures/#sthash.p0rwW4QZ.dpuf

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