Comedy Central

Play of the Day: Is Tobacco the Cure to Ebola?

Stephen Colbert examines ZMapp's contribution to the fight against the virus.

ZMapp, the experimental drug used to treat Ebola, is made from a plant that's popular the world over: tobacco. But Stephen Colbert isn't satisfied with this new medication. The drug cocktail doesn't even provide the "nicotine buzz" usually associated with cigarettes and other tobacco products. Where will The Colbert Report host get his desired side effects now?  

Plus: Vice President Joe Biden apologizes for his insinuation that Turkey helped terrorist organization ISIS come to power, and Vladimir Putin celebrates his 62nd birthday.