Study finds 2 new drugs are highly effective in treating Ebola

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Preliminary results show that two new Ebola drugs appear to be highly effective when it comes to treating people with the virus.

Scientists studied four experimental drugs, and found that a compound developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and another created by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) "may be able to improve the survival of people with Ebola," Dr. Anthony Fauci of the NIH told The Associated Press.

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