It’s not often that the president of the United States is asked to weigh in on whether an experimental drug should be OK’d for human use ahead of human trials. But when it comes to an outbreak of a lethal virus–even one that’s been percolating in equatorial Africa for decades–everything is potential fodder for reporters operating in a 24-hour news cycle.

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Source: Hype and hope compete as overnight stardom engulfs untried Ebola drugs


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