Human Guinea Pigs and Ebola? Expert Available to Address the Ethical Implications of Using the Experimental Drug ZMapp on Human Patients Infected with Ebola

Article ID: 622720

Released: 2-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: University of Louisville

Expert Pitch

University of Louisville professor Mark Rothstein is a nationally recognized researcher who is available to address the ethical implications of using the drug ZMapp on human patients who've contracted the deadly Ebola virus.

He can also discuss other ethical issues such as quarantine and isolation, travel restrictions and allocation of resources. Rothstein is director of the Bioethics Institute at the U of L School of Medicine and can be reached at 502-852-4982 or at mark.rothstein@louisville.edu.


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