Obama Praises U.S. Ebola Efforts

December 2, 2014 10:39 PM

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President Barack Obama headed to the National Institutes of Health outside Washington Tuesday to laud U.S. efforts to fight the Ebola virus, using the success of a small vaccine trial as a premise to say the U.S. and West Africa alike are better prepared to fight Ebola.

Vaccine experts at the NIH's National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases reported last week that the first evidence from their tests of an Ebola vaccine in human volunteers shows it's safe and likely to protect people from infection.

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