|dethalternate||Date: Saturday, 01-August-2015, 9:48 PM | Message # 1|
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A breakthrough Ebola vaccine has proved 100 percent effective in a trial that took place in Guinea and has been called a "game changer" by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Preliminary results from the trial of the VSV-EBOV vaccine, which was created by the Public Health Agency of Canada and developed by pharmaceutical company Merck, have been published in the Lancet.
"This is an extremely promising development," said Margaret Chan, Director-General of the WHO. "The credit goes to the Guinean Government, the people living in the communities and our partners in this project. An effective vaccine will be another very important tool for both current and future Ebola outbreaks."
Read more/full article/source - http://www.wired.co.uk/news....fective