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The World Health Organization and Liberia are gearing up for the Ebola epidemic to worsen as the WHO expects as many as 20,000 to be infected in the next six to nine months, a Reuters article says. 1,089 deaths of the 2,100 were Liberian, with 14 of 15...
According to a Reuters article, an experimental Ebola vaccine similar to the serum of GlaxoSmithKline has effectively protected monkeys for at least five weeks, with an additional booster that can extend immunity to 10 months. The vaccine employs a chimp...
The third U.S. aid worker in Africa to contract the Ebola virus has returned to Nebraska for treatment, a Reuters article reports. Unlike the two Americans who managed to survive the disease, the 51-year-old physician will not be given ZMapp, the...