SACIDS Founding member discovers Ebola treatment

August 15, 2019

After researching the Ebola virus for over fifty years, Dr Jean Jacque Muyembe and his team have announced a new cure that has proved effective in curing 90% of Ebola patients when symptoms are reported early. Speaking to Focus on Africa’s Esau Williams, Dr Muyembe defines the discovery as “the achievement of a lifetime”.

 

In 2015,¬†He received the distinguished “Lifetime¬†Achievement Award” for excellence in Filovirus Research.

 

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SOURCE: BBC World Service-Focus on Africa

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