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Succesful Ebola Vaccine Will be Fast Tracked for Use

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31 Dec 2016 - General
 

A highly effective vaccine to ward against Ebola may be made by 2018. Trials held in countries struct by the Ebola virus have showed that the vaccine has 100% protection rates. The Lancet journal published results that said that out of nearly 6000 people who received the vaccine, all were free of the virus 10 days later, and in the same group without vaccination 23 developed Ebola later. The vaccine if discovered earlier could have save numerous lives. Thus, it is important to predict what future diseases may be threats and develop drugs, diagnostics and vaccines for them.

 

Here is the article for a week back: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-38414060