Arthur Caplan immune system Madrid Spain New York university's World Health Organization experimental drug ethical guidelines West Africa Kent Africa Atlanta Spain
A Spanish missionary priest who was evacuated from Liberia last week after testing positive for Ebola has died. Miguel Pajares, 75, died Tuesday at Carlos III Hospital, where he was being treated.
Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate)
00:02 As to American missionaries remain quarantined at Emory hospital in
00:06 Atlanta a Spanish missionary priest has died from -- bullet pirates
00:10 a spokesman for the Carlos the third hospital in Madrid Spain
00:12 confirmed that Miguel Hari. Died Tuesday after testing positive for --
00:17 The 75 year old was evacuated from Liberia last week as
00:21 West Africa is still reeling from the devastating virus. Over 18100
00:25 people had been expected in over 1000 have died according to
00:29 the World Health Organization. With the search for a cure ongoing
00:32 questions are being raised about a new experimental drug. Known as
00:36 -- The US -- drug is designed to recognize evil and
00:40 to bind infected cells so that immune system can kill them.
00:44 Behar is receded as of the experimental drug as did doctor
00:47 Kent Brantley and Nancy right to Americans receiving treatment in Atlanta.
00:52 Some last Africa are questioning how this drug is being allocated.
00:56 Any want to see the drug use where the virus is
00:58 having the most devastating impact. According to Arthur Caplan of the
01:02 New York university's link on medical center. It is up to
01:05 the individual manufacturers to determine who gets the job but the
01:08 World Health Organization stressed the importance of transparency in ethical guidelines
01:12 in this decision. Staying in part. Quote ethical criteria must guide
01:17 the provision of such interventions. These include transparency about all aspects
01:21 of care informed consent freedom of choice confidentiality. Respect for the
01:26 person. Preservation. And involvement of the community. Brantley and -- all
01:31 continue to receive treatment at Emory hospital those are said to
01:34 be improving. Though it is too early to tell that the
01:37 drug is there --