UN says 1st staffer dies of 'probable' Ebola

October 2, 2014 1:38 AM

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UN says 1st staffer dies of 'probable' Ebola

The United Nations said Wednesday a staff member in Liberia has died from "probable Ebola," while the World Health Organization said it was optimistic that an Ebola vaccine could be available for mass vaccination campaigns as early as 2015.

The spokesman for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters that the death of the Liberian national is the first of a U.N. staffer in the outbreak that he is aware of.

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