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U.S. Government Agencies Assist In Search For Ebola Vaccine; HHS Offers Immunity To Ebola Vaccine Makers

CQ HealthBeat: BARDA Finds Ways to Help Boost Vaccine Production
“Far less famous than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health is a program at the heart of the fight against diseases such as the flu and Ebola — the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, or BARDA…” (Young, 12/9).

Reuters: U.S. agency offers legal immunity to Ebola vaccine makers
“The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday offered liability protections to drugmakers rushing to develop Ebola vaccines and urged other countries to follow suit…” (Steenhuysen, 12/9).

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