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Health workers load Ebola patient, Spanish priest Miguel Pajares, into an ambulance on the tarmac of Torrejon airbase in Madrid, after he was repatriated from Liberia for treatment in Spain, August 7, 2014. REUTERS/Ministry of Defence/Handout via Reuters

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GENEVA (Reuters) - A World Health Organisation panel of medical ethics experts ruled on Tuesday that it is ethical to offer unproven drugs or vaccines as potential treatments or preventions in West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak.

(Reporting by Kate Kelland and Stephanie Nebehay, editing by Ben Hirschler)

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