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Ebola Vaccine Effective In Tests On Monkeys

By Lauren Raab, Melissa Healy, and Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times Tests of an experimental Ebola vaccine have shown positive results, protecting healthy monkeys from the virus, the National Institutes of Health announced Sunday, as West Africa grapples with an epidemic that has killed about 2,000 people. Researchers gave four macaque monkeys a shot of […]

September 8, 2014

Obama: Too Early To Send Experimental Ebola Drug To Africa

Washington (AFP) — U.S. President Barack Obama said it was too soon to send experimental drugs for the treatment of Ebola to West Africa, which has been hardest hit by the deadly outbreak. Obama on Wednesday said affected countries should instead focus on building a “strong public infrastructure,” adding: “I think we have to let […]

August 7, 2014