Posts made in September, 2014

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

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Activities, News | 0 comments

              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     BY JANET PATTON August 4, 2014 The drug being credited with potentially saving the lives of two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus was produced in Owensboro. The...

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