Posted by: APO | 15 June 2016

Japan’s assistance to address the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa (Provision of medicine to Guinea)

1. The Government of Japan has decided, in response to a request from the Government of Guinea, to provide favipiravir (“Avigan” Tablets), an anti-influenza drug developed by the Fujifilm Group company Toyama Chemical Co. 2. The drug’s safety and efficacy for the Ebola treatment have been suggested through clinical trials that took place in Guinea last year, and the Government of Guinea places… Read more on


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