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Aug 28, 2014

Aug 28, 2014

Ebola Scan for Aug 28, 2014

Ebola vaccine gains steam
Clinical lessons from US patients

Sep 08, 2014

Sep 08, 2014
Taxi in Africa

Liberia's grim Ebola situation prompts call for 'nonconventional' help

Ebola cases are increasing exponentially in Liberia, where taxis might transmit disease.

Sep 11, 2014

Sep 11, 2014
A person giving blood

Ebola survivor gives blood to doctor; experts push for more action

The WHO has said that blood given by Ebola survivors may help Ebola patients.

Sep 16, 2014

Sep 16, 2014
US military truck

US announces surge of aid for West Africa's Ebola epidemic

The White House announces a plan to send 3,000 US troops and establish a command post in Liberia.

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.

Oct 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014
Thermometer

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jan 23, 2015

Jan 23, 2015
ETU in Guinea

Liberia moves a step closer to Ebola vaccine trials

The first batch of an experimental Ebola vaccine landed today in an outbreak country, with officials projecting a trial launch in Liberia within weeks.

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