WHO says it has $4M, needs $490M to combat Ebola virus

Ebola Outbreak

WHO on EbolaWorld Health Organization (WHO) Ghanaian director-general Anarfi Asamoa-Baah speaks next to WHO French Assistant Director-General for Health Systems and Innovation Marie-Paule Kieny at the opening of a two-day meeting on consultation on potential Ebola therapies and vaccines on September 4, 2014 in Geneva. Some 200 experts will meet on September 4 and September 5 in Geneva to review experimental treatments against the Ebola virus that continues to spread in West Africa. (Photo: AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)

There is still no supply of some of the most promising drugs to treat the Ebola virus. The manufacturer of one of those drugs called ZMapp said a new supply should be available in a matter of weeks.

That supply is expected to be very small, being just about a dozen doses or less. CCTV America’s James Chau reports from the World Health Organization summit in Geneva.

See our complete coverage on the topic, including What you need to know about Ebola, here: Ebola Outbreak 2014

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