Tobacco plants grown in greenhouses at Kentucky  BioProcessing in Owensboro were  "infected" with a  protein, which the plants then reproduced, that is turned into a serum to fight the Ebola virus.
Tobacco plants grown in greenhouses at Kentucky BioProcessing in Owensboro were "infected" with a protein, which the plants then reproduced, that is turned into a serum to fight the Ebola virus. Photo provided
Tobacco plants grown in greenhouses at Kentucky BioProcessing in Owensboro were "infected" with a protein, which the plants then reproduced, that is turned into a serum to fight the Ebola virus. Photo provided

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August 04, 2014 7:22 PM

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

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