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New Ebola vaccine has been found to be 100 per cent effective

| blog, L&B World, UK | July 31, 2015

Ebola, west Africa
The Ebola outbreak has killed thousands of people so far (Picture: PA)

Since May 2014, 11,000 people have been killed by the Ebola Virus.

But now there is hope in the form of a new vaccine that has successfully immunised 7,500 people.

This new vaccines was developed and trialled in a joint effort by Guinean authorities, the World Health Organisation (WHO), Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, reports the Telegraph.

The Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Dr Margaret Chan announced: ‘This is an extremely promising development.

‘The credit goes to the Guinean Government, the people living in the communities and our partners in this project. An effective vaccine will be another very important tool for both current and future Ebola outbreaks.’

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