“Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly if they even roll a few more upon it. A strength which becomes clearer and stronger through its experience of such obstacles is the only strength that can conquer them.” —Albert Schweitzer
For the first time, investigational Ebola treatments are being used at scale during an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, providing hope for people with the disease. Treatments are administered under a compassionate use framework. WHO clinicians are involved on the ground in helping determine best treatment depending on clinical criteria, complexity of administration and monitoring capacities.