As Ebola Epidemic Slows, Experts Look To Strategies To Prevent Future Outbreaks

Reuters: In pursuit of next-generation Ebola stockpile vaccines
“As West Africa’s devastating Ebola outbreak begins to dwindle, scientists are looking beyond the endgame at the kind of next-generation vaccines needed for a vital stockpile to hit another epidemic hard and fast…” (Kelland/Hirschler, 2/1).

SciDev.Net: SciDev.Net Podcast: Vaccines and design against Ebola
“…This month, as the rate of new Ebola deaths slowly declines, we examine how the world got together to fight the crisis, making use of different skills in the fields of medical research, technology, and the media. Experts hope the world will be better equipped to respond fast and effectively to future global health emergencies…” (Del Bello, 2/1).

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