Health & Medicine

August 4, 2014 7:22 PM

Drug given to American Ebola patients is produced in Kentucky using tobacco plants

The drug being credited with potentially saving the lives of two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus was produced in Owensboro, Ky. The serum wasn't manufactured but grown, in a greenhouse full of genetically modified tobacco plants.

Related content

Suggested for you



Editor's Choice Videos