Rapid blood test for Ebola has been approved

ebolaThe World Health Organisation has approved a blood test that can give a result on if a patient has Ebola within minutes not hours.  Existing tests can take 12-24 hours to get a result which can cause problems with care management in this period.  This new test can give a result in just 15 minutes.  Ebola has killed nearly 10,000 people and by getting a faster result, recourses can be allocated better to the actual cases.

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