Guinea Brings Ebola Outbreak Under Control; Vaccine Still Years Away

News outlets report on progress to contain and stop West Africa’s Ebola outbreak.

Agence France-Presse: Guinea Ebola outbreak under control: foreign minister
“Guinea’s Foreign Minister Francois Fall said on Monday the west African country had brought the spread of the deadly Ebola virus under control after more than 100 people have died…” (4/14).

HealthDay: As African Ebola Outbreak Spreads, Hopes for Vaccine Remain Years Away
“As a major outbreak of deadly Ebola virus spreads through the West African nations of Guinea and Liberia, public health officials are struggling to contain the horror-movie pathogen before it slips into neighboring countries. … But scientists say they are beginning to close in on ways to stop the virus…” (Thompson, 4/14).

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