NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Tekmira Pharmaceuticals announced today that its RNAi-based treatment for Ebola infection, TKM-Ebola-Guinea, has entered Phase II testing in Sierra Leone.

The single-arm, open-label trial is being conducted by the University of Oxford, which is representing the International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection Consortium, with funding from the Wellcome Trust.

Data from the study are expected in the second half of the year.

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