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WHO: Experimental Drugs Ethical for Ebola Patients

The World Health Organization says it is ethical to give Ebola patients untested and unproven drugs to try to treat the worst-ever outbreak of the disease in West Africa. The U.N. agency said Tuesday that such uses must be done with "informed consent, freedom of choice, confidentiality, respect for the person, preservation of dignity and involvement of the community." The WHO hosted a debate on the topic Monday, the same day Liberian officials said that within a matter of...

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