Ebola outbreak in West Africa

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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by Kentucky BioProcessing, tobacco plants are grown in a controlled environment at the Kentucky BioProcessing facility in Owensboro, Ky. The company is using tobacco plants grown at this facility to help manufacture an experimental drug to treat patients infected with Ebola. In the case of the Americans being treated for Ebola, the treatment uses proteins called antibodies to inactivate the Ebola virus and help the body kill infected cells. (AP Photo/Kentucky BioProcessing, File)

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An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa — once more of it can be made. (AP)

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