First human trial of new experimental Ebola vaccine begins in bid to halt epidemic as death toll exceeds 8,000 

The first human trials of a new Ebola vaccine are today underway, the latest step in attempts to halt the spread of the virus in West Africa.
Scientists at Oxford University have immunised the first healthy volunteers with a new drug, which they hope will protect people against the disease.
The World Health Organisation said today more than 8,100 people have now lost their lives to the virus, the majority in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
In September a separate trial was launched at the university, to test the effects of another potential vaccine. 
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6 January 2015 in Health, Views: 26
Source: Daily Mail
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