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Experts say the cost of a scale-up is $34 billion but would pay for itself 8 times over.
The vaccine "has the potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives."
The outbreak has reached 422 cases, and 74 suspected Ebola infections are under investigation.
Alongside the finding that progress has stalled in hard-hit countries, the WHO and partners launch a new response strategy.
On World Malaria Day, global health leaders aired concerns about stalled progress in some regions and recommitted to the battle against the disease.
Researchers described tactics and tools for use in conflict and humanitarian zones and showed threats from cominated blood bank supplies.
An estimated 5 million more cases were reported in 2016 than the year before.
New study estimates about 2,100 travelers return with the disease each year and almost 1,500 need hospitalization.
UK researchers report that a frontline drug combo failed in 4 patients.
In other developments, research teams describe viral levels in semen and thrombocytopenia as a complication.
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