First Large-Scale Ebola Vaccine Trials Begin In West Africa
Scientists have begun the first large-scale Ebola vaccine trial in West Africa. An estimated 30,000 people are expected to participate.By Matt Moreno | February 2, 2015
It appears health care workers are winning the fight against Ebola in West Africa.
Researchers will begin testing of a new Ebola vaccine Monday they ultimately hope will protect some 30,000 volunteers in Liberia. (Video via Al Jazeera)
The BBC reports the vaccines were taken to a secret location in West Africa and have been kept under tight security. From there, doses of the Zaire Ebola strain will be injected into 12 people to hopefully trick the body into building an immune system to the virus.