Japan offers flue drug for Ebola treatment (13)

Press TV 2014.08.25 19:42
Medical workers treat an Ebola patient in Monrovia, Liberia. (File photo) Japan has expressed readiness to provide a Japanese-developed anti- influenza drug as a possible treatment for the deadly and rapidly expanding Ebola virus in West Africa. Speaking at a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga stated that the drug, developed by Fujifilm subsidiary Toyama Chemical Co.
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