The first reported Ebola virus outbreak occurred in 1976 in Africa
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Porton Down scientists find way to slow down Ebola virus

Scientists in Wiltshire have found a way of slowing down the growth of the potentially deadly Ebola virus.

They have been using a heart drug in their tests at the Public Health England laboratories in Porton Down, near Salisbury, and hope this could be a breakthrough which will eventually help patients.

The BBC's Matthew Hill reports.

  • 05 Sep 2014
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