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Can Traditional Chinese Medicine effective against Ebola?

Can Traditional Chinese Medicine or Herbs effective against Ebola?

Ebola virus (EBOV), Democratic Republic of Congo virus in Africa, named after the Ebola River (the country formerly known as Zaire), is used to refer to a group of viruses Khoi Ebola virus belongs to the fiber under several viruses generic term, can lead to Ebola virus disease, suffering from the disease can cause people to death, including a number of different levels of symptoms, including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin color changes, body aches, internal bleeding, external bleeding, fever, infection those symptoms with the same virus family as fiber Marburg virus is very similar, with 50-90% of the death rate, the main cause of death was a stroke, myocardial infarction, hypovolemic shock or multiple organ failure.

 

August 12, WHO held a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland on the latest Ebola outbreak, there is a reporter's question "whether traditional Chinese medicine effective against Ebola."
Reporter: I'm from CCTV, there is a problem, China is also very concerned about this virus, whether you think Chinese medicine have some effect in the treatment of this viral aspect of it?
WHO spokesman Shu Qi: I think quite frankly I do not know, because you know that Chinese medicine in the treatment of malaria, there are some new progress, then he may have the effect, but for now we do not know even if there are some experts suggest some new treatments and prevention measures, but we have reason to believe that there are some treatment and prevention it is unclear circumstances.