File - Aid workers transfer Miguel Pajares, a Spanish priest who was infected with Ebola, to an ambulance. Pajares later died.
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World Health Organization experts fighting the world's worst outbreak of Ebola hope for improved supplies of experimental treatments and progress with a vaccine by the end of the year.After ruling Tuesday that it is ethical to offer unproven Ebola drugs to people infected or at risk in West Africa, the challenge is to secure enough doses to make a difference, in an outbreak that has already claimed more than 1,000 lives.However, the scant supplies of this drug are now effectively exhausted, after Liberia secured doses for two of its doctors.Normally, it takes many years to test a new drug or vaccine and determine it is safe for use, so the bar will be lowered significantly in the case of Ebola.
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