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Researchers Continue To Face Challenges Testing Ebola Vaccine In Sierra Leone

The Guardian: Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone battles against fear and logistics
“…Dr. Augustine Jimmisa, [Sierra Leone’s Tonkolili district’s] medical officer, says the biggest challenge for the trial was overcoming negative perceptions. … Other obstacles relate to underdevelopment in a country that ranks 181st out of 188 countries in the U.N. Human Development Index…” (Holt, 3/10).

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