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WHO backs untested Ebola drugs

Spanish priest’s death the 1st reported on European soil

Posted: August 13, 2014 at 4:37 a.m.

The body of a man suspected of dying in the street from the ebola virus is sprayed with disinfectant Tuesday in Monrovia, Liberia.

The World Health Organization on Tuesday endorsed the use of untested drugs to fight the Ebola virus, hours after a Spanish priest who had been supplied with experimental medication became the first European to die in the world's worst known outbreak of the disease.

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