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The vaccine was 100% effective in those who received it soon after possible exposure, setting the scene for it quickly to become a useful response tool.
Guinea's trial involves ring vaccination, a strategy used to used to stamp out smallpox in the 1970s.
With its Mar 7 launch date, the trial's main goal is to see if ring vaccination can knock down Ebola hot spots.
Several early vaccine trials are under way, and another American is airlifted home.
Ban Ki-moon and other world leaders urged nations to continue aid for West Africa's Ebola outbreak region.
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