Ebola vaccine starts testing in Sierra Leone

April 15, 2015 11:11 AM

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Ebola vaccine starts testing in Sierra Leone

A new Ebola vaccine study starting in Sierra Leone will test the vaccine in thousands of people who are working to fight the epidemic, health officials said today.

For the study, called STRIVE, researchers will enroll about 6,000 people — all of them health care workers or others who are on the front lines, such as cleaning staff at clinics and burial workers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study will be conducted in the five ...

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