Ebola virus is one of the deadliest in the world, because there is no cure for this virus?
Ebola is a virus derived from African native and now has struck several countries in the world, but now the doctors in Germany say that there is an infected patient recovered after treatment with an experimental medicine made to treat vascular problems and help heart attack patients.
A health website newsmaxhealth.com informed that the doctors at the University of Frankfurt Hospital said patients who were medically evacuated to Frankfurt after working with Ebola victims in Sierra Leone, recovering after receiving a drug called FX06, developed by scientists at General Hospital Vienna in Austria.
patients whose immune systems are weakened after exposure to the virus, was still in the hospital. The medically explained to reporters in a press conference that it will require more time in Frankfurt until he comes back strong.
While doctors say their success with these patients, it is suggested might FX06 is a potential treatment for Ebola, another case with the Austrian scientists who developed it say that yangg Ebola patients treated in Leipzig with the same drug died "because major bleeding."
However, they added, "There are strong reasons to believe that the drug has beneficial effects as a supportive therapy in patients with Ebola."
According to the development, the FX06 is an experimental drug that is designed to stop the leakage of plasma fluid from the blood vessels, which occurred in a patient in Frankfurt. The drug is being tested in humans for mengbati some damage caused by a heart attack.
"Patients should last for 10 to 12 days so that their body has enough time to develop antibodies against Ebola," said Timo Wolf, an infectious disease specialist who treats patients.
Some treatments are potentially Ebola Avigan or favipiravir from Fujifilm of Japan, which was originally developed as a flu remedy. Then there is a drug called Zmapp developed by Mapp Biopharmaceuticals in the US, as well as TKM-Ebola developed by tekMIRA.
Until now, the Ebola outbreak has killed more than 5000 people, which is the largest in history. Most cases occur in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.