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Apr 14, 2015

Apr 14, 2015
Ebola health workers

Launch of Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone targets health workers

The study of VSV-EBOV hopes to enroll 6,000 health and other frontline workers.

Mar 05, 2015

Mar 05, 2015
Vaccination Guinea

Ebola ring vaccination trial set for Guinea launch

With its Mar 7 launch date, the trial's main goal is to see if ring vaccination can knock down Ebola hot spots.

Nov 24, 2014

Nov 24, 2014
Ebola vaccine shot

NewLink, Merck deal boosts prospects for Ebola vaccine

The small biotech and the drug giant announced an agreement today.

Nov 11, 2014

Nov 11, 2014
Empty beds in Liberian Ebola treatment unit

MSF: Ebola rapid teams needed for Liberian hot spots

MSF says the outbreak is not over and calls for rapid response teams for hot spots.

Oct 24, 2014

Oct 24, 2014
Patient receiving GSK Ebola vaccine

New Ebola vaccine forecast sees earlier start for big trials

An efficacy trial could start in Liberia in December, according to WHO.

Oct 10, 2014

Oct 10, 2014
Scientist in lab

Experts urge innovative ways to test new Ebola drugs

Experts today pushed for new ways to test Ebola treatments, and two groups renewed their urgent pleas for aid.

Oct 09, 2014

Oct 09, 2014
Spain map

More airline screening, new Texas details in evolving Ebola situation

Canada, Britain announce enhanced screening, as officials in Spain probe how a health worker was infected.

Aug 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014
Map of Senegal

Senegal's first Ebola case has links to Guinea

Senegal announced today the country's first Ebola virus disease case, in a student from Guinea who was located in a Dakar hospital.

Aug 27, 2014

Aug 27, 2014
Ebola decontamination area

CDC staffer exposed to Ebola amid growing concerns for health workers

In addition, Canada pulled a lab team from Sierra Leone.

Aug 15, 2014

Aug 15, 2014
Africa hunger

West Africa Ebola outbreak tops 2,000 infections

The Ebola total in West Africa's outbreak has pushed past 2,000, as the WHO tempered expectations and addressed food supply issues.

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