Researchers Create One-Dose Ebola Vaccine

April 8, 2015 8:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A quick-acting, single-dose Ebola vaccine is safe and effective in nonhuman primates, and may lead to a new human vaccine, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday.

The experimental vaccine is effective against the West African Makona strain of Ebola Zaire virus, which to date has infected more than 25,000 people -- killing nearly 10,600 -- in the ongoing outbreak in Africa.

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