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Monkeys get Ebola immunity from vaccine

8th September 2014

Scientists say experimental drug for Ebola is ready for human trials.

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The vaccine was given to monkeys who have developed a 'long-term' immunity to the virus.

Human trials have already started in the US and will soon be extended to the UK and Africa.

More than 2,000 people have now died in the outbreak in West Africa according to the World Health Organisation.

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Article Information

Title: Monkeys get Ebola immunity from vaccine
Author: Martine Hamilton
Article Id: 26001
Date Added: 8th Sep 2014

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