British woman tests Ebola vaccine

September 17, 2014 5:09 PM

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A healthy Briton has today become the first volunteer to receive a potentially life-saving new vaccine to tackle the Ebola virus spreading through West Africa.

Ruth Atkins, a communications manager in the NHS from Marcham in Oxfordshire, was injected with the experimental drug this morning as part of a safety trial carried out by experts at the University of Oxford.

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