Needle stick-injured Ebola doctor free of virus after vaccination Medical News Today

March 6, 2015 9:10 AM

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Needle stick-injured Ebola doctor free of virus after vaccination Medical News Today

The physician, given the vaccine 43 hours after the needle stick injury, went on to show a clinical syndrome "consistent with vaccination response, and no evidence of Ebola virus infection was detected."

Known as VSVΔG-ZEBOV, the treatment was injected into the doctor-patient's muscle as he was boarded onto a flight back to the US.

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