Side effects temporarily halted Ebola vaccine safety trial

April 8, 2015 7:21 PM

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Human safety tests on a promising experimental Ebola vaccine were halted temporarily when some subjects experienced arthritis or joint pain for a period of roughly a week to several months, according to researchers.

The drug, VSV-ZEBOV, is one of two top candidate vaccines that were rushed into testing at the height of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

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