War Zone Complicates Ebola Vaccine Rollout in Latest Outbreak

August 9, 2018

(Scientific American) – Aid workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo began giving an experimental Ebola vaccine to health workers on 8 August—one week after the World Health Organization declared an outbreak of the virus. First responders and public-health staff are scrambling to contain the outbreak while planning how to roll out the vaccine to communities in the middle of a conflict zone.

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