Potential treatments and vaccines for the deadly Ebola virus will be discussed at meetings between world health experts in Geneva next month.
The World Health Organisation said the talks, on September 4 and 5, will review the safety and efficacy of various experimental therapies, as well as ways to speed up clinical trials and production.
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