Congo approves use of Ebola vaccination to fight outbreak

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from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 29 May 2017 View Original

The rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine developed by Merck is not yet licensed but was shown to be highly protective against Ebola in clinical trials

By Aaron Ross

KINSHASA, May 29 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry has approved the use of a new Ebola vaccine to counter an outbreak in its northeast that has killed four people, a spokesman said on Monday.

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