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Dec 23, 2014

Dec 23, 2014
Africa map with syringe

African Ebola vaccine trial shows modest immune response

The authors say the findings have proved useful in creating a more potent version.

Dec 04, 2014

Dec 04, 2014
Vaccine in arm

Groups report early safety data, progress on Ebola vaccines

Several early vaccine trials are under way, and another American is airlifted home.

Nov 26, 2014

Nov 26, 2014
GSK Ebola vaccine recipient

First human trial of NIH-GSK Ebola vaccine shows promise

Study results showed a good immune response at a high dose.

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 24, 2014

News Scan for Nov 24, 2014

MERS strikes 2 more
More chikungunya cases
Flu-infection study
Multistate Salmonella sproutbreak

Nov 13, 2014

Nov 13, 2014
Monrovia street scene

Liberia ends Ebola emergency; Mali cluster grows

The end of the state of emergency called in August signals a shift in the fight against the virus.

Oct 31, 2014

Oct 31, 2014

News Scan for Oct 31, 2014

H5N1 seroprevalence in Egypt
Flublok vaccine approval
Listeria in soft cheese

Oct 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014

CDC to monitor travelers from West Africa for 21 days

The move comes a day after the DHS said travelers from outbreak nations would be funneled through 5 airports.

Oct 16, 2014

Oct 16, 2014
Skyline of Washington, DC

Congress pushes for answers as Ebola response stumbles

Hospital executive faced tough questions from Congress about speed bumps in the response to the quickly evolving Ebola situation.

Oct 14, 2014

Oct 14, 2014
Africa vaccination

At symposium, vaccine seen as best hope for arresting Ebola

Much of the meeting focused on effective vaccine, as a US official announced a large clinical trial in Liberia in December.


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