Experimental Ebola Vaccine Trial’s Initial Results ‘Promising,’ WHO’s Chan Says Ahead Of Data Publication

Agence France-Presse: Ebola vaccine shows ‘promising’ results: WHO
“Preliminary results of tests on an Ebola vaccine to be published in British science magazine The Lancet later Friday have shown ‘promising’ results, World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan said…” (7/31).

Reuters: WHO’s Chan says initial results from Ebola vaccine trial ‘promising’
“… ‘If proven effective, this is going to be a game changer, and it will change the management of the current Ebola outbreak and future outbreaks,’ Chan told reporters at a news conference. Data from a trial of an Ebola vaccine known as VSV-EBOV developed by Merck and NewLink Genetics are expected to be published later on Friday” (Miles/Kelland, 7/31).