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  • ebola vaccines testing starts in liberia

    Ebola vaccines testing starts in Liberia

    World | February 02, 2015 21:14 IST

    Monrovia, Liberia: Large-scale human testing of two potential Ebola vaccines got under way in Liberia's capital Monday, part of a global effort to prevent a repeat of the epidemic that has now claimed nearly 9,000

  • mali announces end of its ebola outbreak

    Mali announces end of its Ebola outbreak

    World | January 19, 2015 6:55 IST

    BAMAKO, Mali: Mali's Health Minister says the West African country is Ebola-free after recording no new cases for 42 days, the period required for the World Health Organization to declare an outbreak officially over.Health Minister

  • ebola epidemic in liberia likely to end by june

    Ebola epidemic in Liberia likely to end by June

    World | January 14, 2015 6:18 IST

    Washington: The Ebola epidemic in Liberia could likely be eliminated by June 2015 if the current high rate of hospitalisation and vigilance can be maintained, US researchers said on Tuesday.The prediction was based on a

  • new ebola vaccine trial begins in britain

    New Ebola vaccine trial begins in Britain

    World | January 07, 2015 7:38 IST

    London: Oxford University doctors and scientists are starting the first safety trial of an experimental preventative Ebola vaccine, aiming to have vaccinated all 72 healthy adult volunteers by the end of January.Volunteers for the trial,

  • ebola vaccine showing promising results

    'Ebola vaccine showing promising results'

    World | December 02, 2014 8:00 IST

    Nairobi: Two Ebola vaccines undergoing clinical trials have shown promising results and would be deployed in January 2015 to West African countries affected by the epidemic, a scientist from Oxford University said Monday.Speaking at a

  • inhaled ebola vaccine could offer long term protection

    Inhaled Ebola vaccine could offer long-term protection

    World | November 04, 2014 11:30 IST

    New York: A single dose of a breathable, respiratory vaccine could provide long-term protection against the deadly Ebola virus, new research shows.Currently in development, the vaccine was found effective in shielding non-human primates from the

  • ebola vaccine in five years israeli scientist

    Ebola vaccine in five years: Israeli scientist

    World | October 30, 2014 11:31 IST

    Jerusalem: Leslie Lobel, a virologist at Israel's Ben-Gurion University, is not surprised by the current epidemic of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa and says that sooner or later it would have happened.For the

  • hundreds of thousands of ebola vaccines to be ready in 2015

    Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccines to be ready in 2015: WHO

    World | October 25, 2014 7:19 IST

    Geneva: Assistant Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO) Marie-Paule Kieny on Friday said hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccines might be ready for use in the first half of 2015 to turn the tide against

  • ebola vaccine will not be ready until march who

    Ebola vaccine will not be ready until March: WHO

    World | October 02, 2014 13:13 IST

    Geneva: Two vaccines that give preliminary indications of providing effective and reliable immunization against the deadly Ebola virus ravaging West Africa will not be ready for testing until next March, the World Health Organization (WHO)

  • new ebola vaccine protected monkeys for ten months

    New Ebola vaccine protected monkeys for ten months

    World | September 10, 2014 10:20 IST

    Washington: One shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine when combined with an additional vaccine was found to be effective in protecting monkeys against the deadly virus for 10 months."Ten months after the initial inoculation, four

  • human trials of ebola vaccine to start next week

    Human trials of Ebola vaccine to start next week

    World | August 29, 2014 7:33 IST

    Washinton: The US government announced on Thursday that it will start initial human trials of Ebola vaccine next week.The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) said in a statement that the phase one clinical trial