Medindia
Advertisement

Ebola Vaccines Testing on Humans 'About to Begin' in Affected Countries: WHO

by Himabindu Venkatakrishnan on January 9, 2015 at 9:30 PM
Font : A-A+

 Ebola Vaccines Testing on Humans 'About to Begin' in Affected Countries: WHO

Two Ebola vaccines tested on humans have proven safe and soon efficacy tests are to begin in the three west African countries ravaged by the deadly virus, the World Health Organization said Friday.

"These trials are about to begin for the two lead vaccines," WHO assistant director general Marie-Paule Kieny told reporters, adding that the vaccines would be tested on thousands of people across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Advertisement


Source: AFP
Advertisement
<< Dementia and Alzheimer's in Adults Cured With Man-Made 'Insu...
Swine Flu Suspected in 12 People: R.M.L. Medical Superinten... >>

Advertisement
News A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
News Resource
News Category
What's New on Medindia
World Alzheimer's Day 2021 - 'Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer's
'Hybrid Immunity' may Help Elude COVID-19 Pandemic
Stroop Effect
View all

Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

More News on:
Congo Fever Vaccination for Children Ebola Virus Disease Top 10 Vaccine Myths Debunked 

Recommended Reading
Quiz on Ebola
Why is the deadly Ebola virus outbreak making the health experts hit the panic button? Find out ......
Ebola Virus Disease
Ebola is caused by a virus via direct contact with body fluids or infected blood. Scientists have .....
World Support for Ebola: US$35 Million Funding from King Abdallah of Saudi Arabia
Zaire ebolavirus is commonly known as Ebola. It was previously known as ebola haemorrhagic fever ......
Fight Against Ebola Lacks Coordination: New UN Mission Chief
The UN's new mission chief on Ebola condemns "a problem of coordination" in the fightback against .....
Congo Fever
Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a viral disease that affects people who are bitten by infe...
Top 10 Vaccine Myths Debunked
Childhood vaccination has saved many lives, yet lots more has to be done to increase awareness and e...
Vaccination for Children
Vaccines are biological products that impart immunity to the recipient. Vaccines may be live attenua...

Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment. Full Disclaimer

© All Rights Reserved 1997 - 2021

This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use