With greater financial support, scientists said, Ebola treatments could be ready for use sooner. For less than $10 million, said Vanderbilt’s Crowe, four or five of the experimental drugs could be ready for testing within in four months.
All of them seem to be effective only in a small window after exposure, however.
“Nothing on planet Earth is going to work if somebody comes in with full-blown Ebola hemorrhagic fever and they are 24 hours or 72 hours from death,” said Geisbert. “The damage has been done.” (PM News)[eap_ad_3]