This image of Impavido (miltefosine), provided by Profunda, was rushed to Charleston in an attempt to treat a patient with primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). The drug was originally developed in the 1980s by German scientists as a breast cancer treatment.
This image of Impavido (miltefosine), provided by Profunda, was rushed to Charleston in an attempt to treat a patient with primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). The drug was originally developed in the 1980s by German scientists as a breast cancer treatment. Profunda
This image of Impavido (miltefosine), provided by Profunda, was rushed to Charleston in an attempt to treat a patient with primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). The drug was originally developed in the 1980s by German scientists as a breast cancer treatment. Profunda

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