Working with elements from HIV and the Ebola virus to cure cystic fibrosis seems kind of like enlisting two of the four horsemen to end world hunger.
Cystic fibrosis could be treated using elements of two potentially fatal viruses - HIV and Ebola - research has suggested.
The viruses are used to deliver a healthy version of the gene which is faulty in CF directly into lung cells.
The University of Pennsylvania researchers say tests on monkeys show the method is effective. - BBC