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REUTERS/ MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES HANDOUT/ WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION) – It may soon be possible to protect humans against the deadly Ebola virus.
A new vaccine being tested in Guinea has been 100-percent effective,
Early tests of experimental vaccine triggers the production of Ebola virus neutralizing antibodies, researchers say.
(Next Media Online) – Following the February 23 death of a German toddler from measles, health officials in Berlin are considering making vaccinations mandatory.