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Ebola Vaccine Research Progressing Quickly

Science: Ebola vaccines racing forward at record pace
“On 2 September, a 39-year-old woman in Bethesda, Maryland, received a novel Ebola vaccine never given to humans before. In as little as two months, this same vaccine may go into the arms of thousands of health care workers and other first-line responders to the Ebola epidemic now wreaking havoc in West Africa. No experimental vaccine has ever been on a faster track toward widespread use…” (Cohen, 9/9).

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