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The Fight Against Ebola

Human Trials for Ebola Vaccine Begin

According to an article published by CBS News, human trials for an Ebola vaccine are underway. After conducting successful trials in primates, GlaxoSmithKline is now testing its vaccine on healthy human volunteers in the US, UK, and Mali. Efficacy will likely be revealed in the first quarter of 2015. In...
According to an article published by CBS News, a 2007 study that looked at Ebola samples from a Ugandan outbreak is being revisited as experts deal with the current epidemic in West Africa. In the study, patients with the virus provided samples of saliva, skin swabs, stool, semen, breast milk, tears, nasal...
Katie Sharify, a participant in the world's first human embryonic stem cell trial, describes the accident that qualified her for this groundbreaking study, and her decision to participate. After sustaining debilitating injuries to her spinal cord that paralyzed her from the chest down, Sharify was told...