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Liberia Gets ZMapp Test Drug for Two Doctors

Front Page Africa   in 
August 14, 2014

The government of Liberia has received first three doses of the Drug Z-Mapp, which was brought into the country on Wednesday evening via a Delta Airline Flight accompanied by Foreign Minister Augustine K. Ngafuan.

The drug is to be administered to two Liberian doctors Dr. Abraham Borbor and Dr. Zokonis Ireland currently in isolation center at the John F. Kennedy Medical Hospital after contracting the deadly Ebola virus.

Tolbert Nyenswah, Assistant Health Minister for curative services at the ministry of health receiving the drug said that it is currently in an experimental stage and will require the consent of the two doctors for it to be administered to them.


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