Vaccine trials to cure Ebola are to begin in Oxford. The first one of the 60 healthy volunteers will have injection of the vaccine. The vaccine has a minute amount of Ebola virus’ genetic material. It will be unable to cause the disease.
In normal routine years are spent in experiments for a new vaccine to be approved for use. But quite unusually in this case the experimental vaccine is being tracked at an astonishing fast pace due to the emergency situation.