Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) ethics panel reached consensus that it is ethical to offer unproven interventions with as yet unknown efficacy and adverse effects, as potential treatment...

A day after the World Health Organization (WHO) ethics panel released their summary to consider and assess the ethical implications for clinical decision-making of the potential use of unregistered interventions...

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West Africa is experiencing the largest, most severe and most complex outbreak of Ebola virus disease in history. Ebola outbreaks can be contained using available interventions like early detection and...

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Early next week, WHO will convene a panel of medical ethicists to explore the use of experimental treatment in the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Currently there is no registered medicine or vaccine...