quarta-feira, 22 de outubro de 2014

Ebola vaccines are on the way

The fight against Ebola wins new energy. Two major Labs propose two experimental vaccines. Eight hundred bottles donated by the Public Health Agency of Canada will be sent to Geneva where it will be distributed to clinical trial sites and stored in the hospital for further distribution in Africa.

Clinical trials will start in Lausanne by the end of this month.

"These tests will begin in the next two weeks. And we hope the "Chimp adinovírus", as well as the vaccine "VSV" initial immediate results. The test will be extended for six months to a year. To have insurance results we need to have a choice about the level of the dose until the end of this year. “

Other tests are currently underway in the USA coordinated by who. The British giant GlaxoSmithKline brought together a dozen volunteers to proceed to clinical trials.

After Senegal, the World Health Organization declared the virus free Nigeria after 42 days without registration of new cases.

Ebola has killed 4,546 people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the three countries most affected.

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