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The shorter, simpler regimen with the new drug is poised to improve treatment against a difficult disease and to lower costs.
Officials hope the promising treatment findings encourage more patients to seek lifesaving treatment.
Immune response lasted 2.5 years for the vaccines, the longest yet in ongoing studies of Ebola immunization.
The WHO's director-general today warned that 'red zones' in conflict areas could be hiding places for Ebola.
A WHO official said Ebola spread could get worse before it gets better, due to health worker exposures early in the outbreak.
On World Malaria Day, global health leaders aired concerns about stalled progress in some regions and recommitted to the battle against the disease.
The review didn't find any new evidence to drive policy changes, but said more research and new antivirals are needed.
The budget supports earlier commitment to Gavi vaccine initiatives but dials back funds for other global health efforts.
The vaccine protected macaques from infection 5 weeks later and mice 5 months later.
Also, agencies publish guidance on Olympics travel and lab testing, and New York City officials outline their Zika response.
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