EU to give 8 research projects €216m to aid in Ebola vaccine

January 16, 2015 1:04 PM

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While much of the western media’s attention has been drawn away from the spread of Ebola in the African region, the disease remains an ever-present issue for the affected countries with world health bodies desperately searching for a potential vaccine to halt the deadliest spread of the disease since it was first discovered in humans.

While the focus of the eight projects – including an entry from the Grameen Foundation in Ireland – will be on developing a vaccine and testing, in parallel, another project is now working in Guinea to monitor the situation on the ground to improve preparedness and planning, operational effectivenes...

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